Dagger and Lace

Posted Jun 12, 2011, 10:53:31 PM

Print Date: 04-28-11
Time Taken: 10 hours
+ 6.5 x 7.5 copper plate
+ 05 mechanical pencil (HB graphite lead for sketch and transfer)
+ 11 x 12 Copperplate printing paper
+ Processes - Hard Ground, Soft Ground, and Aquatint
+ Scraps of lace and feathers (Soft Ground textures)
+Adjusted and watermark added in Photoshop CS2
+ Plastic Surgery (Remix) - Jeffree Star
+ Corset Theme - Teddyloid
+ Harem - Sarah Brightham
+ Don't Fight the Feeling - Solange feat. Papa Reu
+ Virtual Diva - Don Omar
+ Break the Ice - Britney Spears

Intaglio plate number two!
Our third project was to use three process, so I went with soft ground for my second process and aquatint. I love it for the sheer fact that it allows me to put texture into my plate. *texture whore*

The lovely one featured in this piece is Kaga, and yes, its a guy. For serious. It had been ages since I'd drawn Kaga, the last time I actually did something of him was back in 2005. Sooo he got a little bit of a revamp and some fancy new clothing since he is a brothel worker and needs to look the part. I think out of all my plates this one and one of the last ones I did are my favorites by far. It just turned out so well and much better than expected.

Artwork, Kaga © 2011 P. Lolla (*souls-poison)
Do not use without permission. Artwork and character copyright P. Lolla (*souls-poison); All rights reserved. Do not alter, copy, and/or redistribute under penalty of law.

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