I like this sketchbook due to the dark colours in the background and the technique used to do this. The background is completely filled using paint in layers. The dark browns and reds make a background for the writtten work - these colours are roughly joined with cool colours which make a detailed water and boat scene. I like the way the writing becomes part of he painting. . The overall effect is breathtaking.
"Look" he whispered, his breath entwining with hers "Really look" With her heart pounding, she turned her head slightly to peer into the Prince's previously ocean azure eyes and gasped at what she saw. "See now what I am" he growled, but she heard the distinct sound of stifled sadness creep into his voice and brought nothing but sympathy to her. "Yes" she whispered back. His eyes were no longer the beautiful sky blue they had been but were now in fact a royal silver surrounded by shades of…
The Dark Hedges in Northern Ireland. La leggenda narra che lo spettro della Grey Lady ossessiona il sottile nastro di strada che si snoda sotto i faggi secolari. Pare che la donna misteriosa appaia al tramonto tra gli alberi, scivoli silenziosamente lungo la strada e svanisca vicino all’ultimo albero di faggio.
This I think looks really creepy but the manipulation looks awesome. I love how they used the same coloring of the skin to make it look like thats the actual eyeball. Plus the meaning behind this is probably the most interesting part.
Naples garlic The structure of garlic could be mistaken for exquisite coloured glass. When a tiny stem section is stained with toluidine blue, a dye that builds up in the acidic parts of tissue, nucleic acids show up in blue. The dark spot is a bundle of vascular tissue that carries nutrients and fluids up the stem. The full image is a composite of 55 shots.