Here’s a snapshot of the lantern, which I painted a week ago, but forgot to post. In the painting it’s representative of the element fire. (Water is the grail cup, earth is the square on the stone, air the hole in the other stone.)
I think Rich asked for a picture in one of his comments, so here it is, Rich. Thanks to everyone for commenting, by the way, I love the dialogue.
This is the first layer over the initial drawing. It needs some highlighting and lots of blending to get the soft changes in value and colour as light hits all those curving surfaces.Â
I didn’t have enough time to get anything done to Bombers today, so we’ll have to see how things go next week, with developing plans for the Geomantic Man painting, which I want to take to Vegas for the conference, and the gilding for the As the Crow Flies piece.