Tuesday, September 18, 2012

New Oil Painting: "Omens"

Oil on illustration board
22x30 inches

Omens is a personal painting about seeing visions of bad things to come- protecting oneself from being swallowed up by darkness.

A shot of the original graphite/white charcoal/india ink drawing.

Stay tuned tomorrow for a special treat: I'm going to show you exactly how this was painted...


  1. that's pretty darn fantastic!
    can't wait til tomorrow to see you in action. :)

    1. I can't wait to show off the making-of video, either. ;) Thanks!

  2. Even as incredibly cool as the final result is, the excellent graphite/white charcoal/india ink is equally impressive!

    1. Thanks very much, Juan. I agree, and I'm glad that I kept the drawing separate from the final so it can be its own thing.

  3. Amazing work Cynthia, looking forward to seeing the next post.

  4. So lovely, Cynthia! The video was AWESOME. How big is the original sketch you did with graphite?

    1. Hey Libby! Thanks so much :) The original drawing is 16x22 inches (the paper altogether with the border is 18x24).

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