Worked most of the weekend on clouds and atmospheric effects. My good friend, Ed Mell, reduces clouds to abstract shapes, like this:
That is me, by the way, poaching from Ed. I'm trying for a more gaseous poofing effect, like this:
Which led to this twilight study:
In my daily sketches I worked on a Seri Indian witch:
And a gaseous walk by Frederic Remington through the rainy streets of Manhattan on his way to Harper's Weekly to sell some of his Apache sketches:
Although I didn't plan it, the panel at bottom, right, really has a Toulous Lautrec color sense, kind of like this:
This is The Englishman at the Moulin Rouge: William Tom Warner. 1892 Oil and gouache on cardboard. Hmmmmm. I wonder if there is any parallel to make from the giant little guy?
"By December 1886, he characterized his latest work as 'outside the law'. . ."
—An Art Historian on Toulouse-Latrec's artwork