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crispur2005
01-18-2014, 05:03 AM
These are gouache in sketchbook 170 x235mm I thought I should do the challenge seeing as I set it. It is not my usual practice but I quite liked doing them especially the pilot.
Pilot sketch took 3 minutes and painting 30 minutes
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Jan-2014/92305-001_438x600.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Jan-2014/92305-009_550x800_413x600.jpg

Snorkeler sketch 7 minutes and painting 50 minutes
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Jan-2014/92305-004_600x433.jpg
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-Jan-2014/92305-013_600x434.jpg
Thanks for looking
All C and C welcome

Charlie's Mum
01-18-2014, 05:28 AM
These are nice!
I like the snorkelers painting especially!:)

SusanR
01-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Nice!

Scotkatidid
01-18-2014, 09:07 AM
Both are very good Christine - I also like the snorkelers best.

connievanwinssen
01-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Good work on both!:)

Noula
01-18-2014, 11:49 AM
Well done on your challenge and the painted results Christine! Lovely lively brushstrokes.

Valri Ary
01-18-2014, 12:22 PM
Great color for the water! Really sets of mom and kids

Mary Y
01-18-2014, 06:28 PM
I'm in awe -three minutes for the sketch. Both very well done, I especially like the pilot.

KreativeK
01-18-2014, 09:16 PM
Yes, I agree, all are topnotch works! Love 'em!

marriam
01-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Nice work on all:)

crispur2005
01-19-2014, 02:22 AM
I never put the MI so I hope somebody looks.
I just got a set of inktense blocks and thought I would try them out with the parrot fish. I like the colour intensity but not sure I like how they apply. I started applying the dry crayon to the paper and adding water and did not like the outcome. I then started taking colour off the block with a wet brush and applying it that way. I have done about 4 layers and it is still very patchy. It might just need a bit more practice or I am using them wrong. Anyway this took and hour and 5 minutes and the drawing was 8 minutes in sketchbook measuring 170 x 235mm

Thanks for looking

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-Jan-2014/92305-001_400x284.jpg http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-Jan-2014/92305-007_400x289.jpg

rozzi
01-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Love your sketches :thumbsup: - and the paintings :thumbsup: - the inktense doesn't have the impact of your gouaches but I'm sure you'll soon master them :)

Scattykat
01-19-2014, 02:29 PM
... inktenses are one of my faves. The pilots my fave sketch, well done on both :)

skappy
01-20-2014, 04:57 AM
all great Christine will you be the gouache teacher on the trip?:angel: :)
Robert:cat:

bjcpaints
01-20-2014, 04:23 PM
The first 2 are amazingly fast and good! The parrotfish looks great too - I don't know anything about inktense blocks so I am curious as to what people will tell you.

tyree
01-20-2014, 06:54 PM
they are both wonderful....so well done....but, i especially love the young captain...great detail....tyree:heart:

Deano
01-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Great looking work, Christine!! :)

artastic
01-22-2014, 07:07 AM
love the gauche paintings and thanks for showing the progress. the parrot fish is coming along, I end up using a wet brush on my inktense blocks and get a better result painting from them, I guess I need more practice too

Eye
01-22-2014, 11:39 PM
Great job on all... even the pencil sketches had me in awe..

Paulafv
01-23-2014, 01:44 PM
Love your pilot sketch and painting. Nice to see how you disregarded or corrected some of your lines for the final painting. Kids and mom in the water are great and the fish looks good to me. Never saw a real fish all the same color from left to right. They vary with the light so it looks just right to me :) Thanks, for hosting with some great images, Christine. When I connect my printer to my new pc, I'll be better able to participate.

oty
01-24-2014, 06:10 AM
all 3 are beautiful!!! I like the colors!

craziebusdriver
01-24-2014, 01:02 PM
Great job on these. I really like your colors of choice.