Here are progress shots of 4 angel illustrations for Koine motion graphics.  I did these on homemade scratchboard:  4-5 layers of Utrecht Gesso on masonite.  Each coat sanded smooth with a palm sander.  India ink painted on with wide soft brush.  I made this in preparation for the Emmanuel Lux album cover, but I wasn't satisfied with it.  After trying it again with sharp tools, it works pretty well.  There is some underlying texture from gesso that didn't get sanded down enough.

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