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Mark Chiarello & the Negro League

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Postby Keb » Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:17 pm

Hey guys, I found this interesting interview with DC Art Director Mark Chiarello in Juxtapoz magazine about his new book where he does watercolour portraits of Negro League players from way back. I thought it was pretty interesting, so I wanted to share ... ew&id=2872 linky to some watercolours.
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Postby Thunderstorm » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:51 am

That's damn impressive. Watercolor was always something I could never work with, and seeing these pictures with all the detail and emotion in the faces is pretty amazing to me.
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Postby MoneyMelon » Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:16 am

Wow, those are beautiful
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Postby DeadFett » Fri Apr 04, 2008 1:10 pm

Those are awesome! I can only imagine how hard those were to do with watercolor. We used to use watercolor when I worked at the tattoo shop to do flash art. Nothing anyone I worked with came close to those.
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Postby Shady » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:43 pm

The Willie Wells & Home Run Johnson portraits are done particularly well.

Also, if you click "Previous" that Edwin Ushiro piece is awesome...although it has nothing to do with the thread topic.
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Postby misac » Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:08 pm

Those are amazing. I like the middle one.
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Postby Keb » Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:51 pm

There are a bunch of others in the issue that are really nice. I can scan them to show you guys, but I don't wanna be breaking any copyright laws or anything.
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Postby Severed Djed » Sat Apr 05, 2008 12:09 pm

Really nice work.

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