Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Bottom Of The File he is.  Fresh from the local Emergency ward.  As you can see from the title of this post I've changed the name to more reflect what  caused all this mayhem so disregard the name tag.  I only added it to have something on the base for the Tulsa show last week.  This poor cowboy at least took First Place in the caricature bust category.

For the blood I reached for the richest and darkest red I had then mixed in a little brown and dribbled it directly out of the bottle down onto the scarf.  Once it was dry I over coated it with  clear epoxy to make it look fresh.  I didn't add any design to the scarf as I really liked the bright yellow.  I did underpaint it with yellow ocher before a final coat of bright yellow.  Lastly I highlighted the folds with a light brown wash.

As I mentioned earlier, I have another one of these hapless wranglers in the works which will be more banged up than this guy.

As always, your comments are welcomed and appreciated.  More photos in the Gallery.

1 comment:

  1. The interest of this character is many fold with all of his cuts & brusies, but the gore of fresh blood on the neckerchief says it all. This guy is a first place winner all around for sure. What a super carving.