Mechanical Pencil with (2H black lead)
Yellow & Crimson Gouache
#8 round sable hair brush
#10 round sable hair brush
Now I roll the gum eraser gently over the pencil lines.
This give you a lighter image that won't show through some of the more translucent ink wash.
I achieve the nebula effect by dipping globs of white gouache into wet ink. The gouache spreads adn the nebula effect creates itself.
adding colour: This is essentially a grayscale ink drawing, but I will add a splash of colour with red only.
close up of the Enterprise
close up of the Martian ships.
close up of Martians
removing the masking
adjusting the contrast digitally
the dream! This is not actually happening, unfortunately, but I'd probably give my right arm to see it happen!