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