Art Update: Mini Watercolor Paintings Part 1 of 3 – Zelda Ocarina of Time+ Strawberry Princess

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Hello all,

It’s been a little while but I am now back from my vacation, so it’s time for an art update.

Lately I have been working on a lot of miscellaneous paintings that aren’t for larger projects, just to keep myself busy and to try out some new techniques. The latest series that I finished is a set of 6 Mini watercolor paintings. They’re about 5 x 7″ and are mostly fanart-related.

In the next few posts, I’ll share all six paintings, starting with two today. I used a pretty unusual style in these pieces which is quite experimental, but I’m fairly happy with the results. Let’s take a look at the first two paintings:

Supplies

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In case you’re interested, here are the basic supplies that I used to create these paintings:

Legend of Zelda – Ocarina of Time

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The first painting that I worked on is a little fanart piece for the Legend of Zelda, Ocarina of Time. I tried to avoid perspective as much as possible and make the characters very flat, colorful and surreal. Another oddity of this style is that everything is inked with a 08 Pigma pen; usually I use a 01 and 05 pen so the lines are much chunkier than normal. 
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The paper is 5 x 7″ with a taped border on each side, making the finished painting more like 4 x 6″. I hope you enjoyed my weird little Link! I will probably make prints eventually, for next convention season.

Strawberry Princess

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I lied, I actually painted this before the Zelda painting, hehe. This is the only painting in this series that isn’t fanart, it is just a painting of a surreal princess in a strawberry-themed dress, surrounded by mushrooms. I tried to keep the colors as bold and shifting as possible, and finished it off with a dark black background.
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Thanks for Looking

Thanks for checking out the first two paintings in this series! I will reveal the next four over the next couple of weeks. If you enjoy my work, please check out the links below for more artwork and other goodies. You can also see a full list of all of my blog articles here if you’d like to see more of my work or writing. Ciao!
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0 thoughts on “Art Update: Mini Watercolor Paintings Part 1 of 3 – Zelda Ocarina of Time+ Strawberry Princess”

  1. oh man oh man! I saw the title and was like “An ocarina lolita dress?! Sweet!”
    XD That would be super cute.
    Anyhow, these are awesome. I always love your colours and how you outline the line art.

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