Wanderlust by Gravewalker

Wanderlust

Gravewalker

19 September 2014 at 14:12:16 MDT

"Let me wander let me roam
traveling towards the great unknown
With a curious heart I shall press on
forever forward to the dawn"

Poem I wrote for the picture. As I wanted to give it a little something extra.

I was having an art block, and scottishwolf came over and told me to just let the pen take me somewhere. So I sketched without a pencil, onto my new marker paper, and just... let the picture draw itself. I think he might stay with me as a new voice. Tugging me forwards, trying to make me less afraid of the unknown.

Named him Ajali (Swahili for Destiny; chance)

Also, goodness. I am so in love with this paper! For awhile I was doing too much digital work and it was fun and all, but I love traditional media so much.

blue micron, gold pen and Chartpack/Copic/Blicks/Utrect markers on translucent rag/marker paper

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    What a gorgeous character! Beautiful details in the background as well~