Went home for lunch and worked on a transition piece for the Mickey Free story. Need coverage for when Jim Young describes the journey into Mexico with Tom Horn.
I'm working on blends and transitions, for example, the sky with the morning pink glow. Works pretty good if you have a fan brush. I originally intended for the two riders to be in full, black silhouette, but as I washed in their forms, I cut it back a couple notches to allow some detail to show through. Love the pink on the horse's neck. Total accident. Sometimes I wonder if this whole Mickey Free graphic novel business is really just an excuse to do exotic scenes by utilizing flights of visual invention? Which is why I related totally to a review in the weekend New York Times:
"The story is less the point than an excuse, a loose temporal conceit holding together flights of visual invention, verbal extravagance and male and female nudity."
—A.O. Scott, reviewing "On The Silver Globe" by the late Polish director Andrej Zulawski