• King Piye Behind the Scenes

    1 month ago - By Gurney Journey

    1. Kushite pharoah Piye traveled north from Nubia to conquer and unite the kings of the Nile, published National Geographic Magazine in November, 1990 .
    2. Setting up a miniature tableau with clay figures, toothpicks, foam board.
    3. I record light and shadow arrangement using white and black charcoal.
    4. Mirror studies on tone paper of Piankhy.
    5. Quick gesture studies from live models of bowing figures.
    6. Refine the scene with charcoal on vellum for archaeologist Tim Kendall's approval.
    7. Beginning to block in the palm trees in the distance.
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