Sorknes Art

"The fact that no one understands you doesn't make you an artist" Sketches, art in progress, finished art and thoughts about it all.

Saturday, 4 May 2013

I actually made a final

I didn't think I'd do this when I started working on this picture again last night, but I have in fact turned in a final.

Totally ran out of time, but I decided I wanted to turn it in. For my own sake. I do not know if I might've been a little late in the posting though, I did post an earlier version earlier today just to be sure, we'll see.

Anyways. Here it is. Click on it to see it in bigger version.

The text, just in case you can't read it:

Papa John is the brother of one of the most famous Voodoo Queens in the area, and this tight knit family runs everything together. While his sister is the known one that makes charms and holds ceremonies in the front, Papa John is in the back and fiercely protective of the family - he holds them together and protect them in ways both mundane and arcane. The "family" is a huge group of people more or less related to each other, with different economical means and various backgrounds and genes.

He is known to all the kids in the area for always having a piece of candy or two in his pockets, and always having a knee to sit on or ear to listen with if needed. In return they run errands, bring him everything interesting they find, tell him everything they have heard - and does the occasional small theft if needed for something. He is usually seen with at least one or two with him or trailing him.

The more grown up residents in the area are still not quite sure if Papa John is a rather bad man with a sugar coating, or a very good man hiding behind a dark front.

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