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Ink and watercolor art
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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Hello, I'm Grata. I'm an architect and professional traditional media artist. My main focus is on graphic artworks, book and music albums covers and book illustrations. I mostly used to represent oldfashioned things: old stories from XIX century, medieval architecture, myth and legends.

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Favourite Visual Artist
Gustav Dore, Theodor Kittelsen, Kay Nielsen, John Bauer, Arthur Rackham
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Opeth, Tristania, Blind Guardian, Swallow the Sun, Epica, Within Temptation, Nightwish, Empyrium, Moonspell, Haggard

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Certainly blondy Michael
No doubt: epic Gabriel
Of course awesome Uriel
There is ONLY ONE handsome buddy, ave Satan!
Grata, are you mad? They are archangels, not handsome buddies!
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A short story of "how to" create light and transpaernt architecture interior via watercolor. This is the interior of romanesque church in France. Pretty simple and brutal: squat and simple columns, bare vaults without decorations and carvings, laconic arches. Perfect thing to make it bright and unusual with the help of color. For this work I was using only six colors: - ocher - cadmium yellow - english red - carmin - violet - ceruleum Pairs of ocher + english red and cadmium yellow + carmine gave me the main base colors. Here are two secrets: - mix in different proportions, see how it fits better, make overflows. - in each pair, one color is transparent, and the second is opaque. Ocher and cadmium are transparent, english red and carmine are opaque. But basic colors are not all. Artwork need a shadow. Usually the shadow is cold, but for my taste with ocher and especially english red, blue shadows do not work well, so I took violet. It has excellent coverage and, when mixed with
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Help me equip my workshop

Is traditional art just paper and pencil? Ha, not at all! I'm about to equip my workshop. First of all, I need a new easel, shelving and the most comfortable chair in the world.

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I love the shtick of the latest piece, well done. Thanky for the llama, compadre.

👋 thank you 🙂

Thank you 😃

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