Majin Sonata

I’m pretty sure I mentioned this before, but when I saw the scene with the demon coming out of Bosse. I go this strong resemblance to Tartini’s Dream. A story where he saw and heard the devil composing the most beautiful song he ever heard. With that in mind, I wanted to make a similar scene to that but about Majin laughing at Bojji due to Bosses wish.

This was actually the first time I used tortillones to smooth out the graphite. I really loved the way they work, it was really intuitive.

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Majin Sonata Line art

The scene of the Majin laughing at Bojji gave me a strong image of the image “Tartini’s Dream”. I’ll talk about it more when I finish this piece. The goal is to draw and shade it all in pencil. but this is the line art and the way the scene is composed. For the final piece I will transfer it to another clean paper (I put too much pressure when I draw).

I’ll leave the description as it is for now, I’ll explain more when I make the finished drawing (although inking it would’ve looked nice too).

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Keep Standing Up, Bojji

I thought it would take me longer to paint it but once I started, the flow just kept going. I need to make more watercolor paintings. It’s strange, I was wondering just how much my digital skills would translate to traditional. But they are quite different. One main thing that it has helped me is with layering. As in putting in the base colors and adding more details on top. I’m no longer second guessing my self anymore. But I guess that is more a matter of getting more experience in general. Only way to get better is to just keep painting and thinking about what each technique and stroke means.

As for why I decided to make this painting. I love Oosama Ranking. It is quite an emotional series. Everytime Bojji and Kage overcome obstacles and keep pushing forward, I feel this massive feeling of pride for believing in Bojji and motivation to keep trying my self. Not a lot of series can do that for me. On top of that, the author plays around with clichés and little by little let’s us in on a great mystery that embarks their family and kingdom. The anime really did a good job of elevating the manga to another level. I of course really recommend this series as well.

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Keep Standing Up, Bojji Line Art

Just started to watch Oosama Ranking. In a way, I’m glad I started watching it late because I can just binge the episodes whenever I get the chance. All I’ll say for now is, Wow.

This is the line art for this piece. The plan is to make a traditional painting so that it looks like a picture book illustration.

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE