The Red Death

‘The Red Death’ (2014-5), based on ‘The Masque of the Red Death’ (1842), featuring the final words of the story, “And Darkness and decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all.”

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1: Pencil drawing.

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2: First black inkwash & detailing.

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3: Red inkwash & additional shading.

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4: White paint highlights

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5: Finished work.

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