It’s actually gouache paint! That picture is about a 50/50 combination of digital and traditional painting.
Actually ok I’m going to elaborate on this before I get one million asks because I’ve really got to head to bed so
I don’t in fact recall them being referred to as dark skinned directly but also I don’t remember them being referred to as white and ALSO I don’t remember every line of description from all seven books
but I see no problem with my interpreting his character that way if that’s how I picture him I mean my art is kind of about my own interpretation of things anyway. That’s sort of the point of this whole thing.
I suppose, if put kindly enough and not with malicious intent, I am ok with it. I reserve every right to stubbornly disagree but you are welcome to hit me with what you got.