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Sunday, June 24, 2012
Turning sketches into Tomb Art: Armies on Parade
As the upper level of the display board moved on, it was time to turn the rough sketches I had made for the back wall into something usable. At first, I thought it would not take very long to make finished. to scale drawings at full size. I realized this was not the case! It took much longer to make drawings that had enough detail to cover the two sections of the back wall.
I wanted to give the viewers at least a general idea of the story behind the Tainted Pharaoh and his new patron. Lots of research was done using my 900 page reference book on Egyptian Tomb Art. I knew that size matters, and that the most important characters had to be bigger, and so on down the line. I tried to reflect this in how I drew the main protagonists.
I also wanted to see some of the Tomb King units represented in pictorial form, so that it would not simply be a mimic of ordinary Egyptian art. :-) Here is waht I came up with...