View Full Version : in the pond - final
10-09-2001, 08:46 PM
Final effort in pen and ink on Arches 140lb hot pressed pad. 6"x3".
Still very much a beginner at p&i, but think I am improving gradually.
10-11-2001, 07:18 PM
Nice fish Ruth :clap: Yup I would say you are improving. Now that you have the line work done, you could try some shading using stippling instead of lines to give it a bit more depth. :) It takes a bit longer but you can get more subtle tones that way. Just a suggestion :D
10-11-2001, 08:25 PM
Thank you Artdude. All suggestions welcome :D
I'm going to give it a try.
10-12-2001, 02:11 PM
Nice lines to this fish Ruth - I like!
Just make sure that kitten doesn't get into this post :D
10-12-2001, 06:56 PM
Very nice fish! looks good enough for sushi!:p
Artdude is right about the stippling, this would be beautiful done that way.
10-13-2001, 08:29 PM
Thank you Christie :)
Was going to have it for dinner tonight, but decided on spaghetti instead :D
Treated myself to some proper pens about a month ago, so will have a try at the stippling.
10-14-2001, 10:22 AM
I am geting warmer in my search for my pens as well. :p
I miss stippling a great deal...:)
10-14-2001, 11:27 AM
Have asked the Creative Spirit to help you find them :) :)
10-14-2001, 11:31 AM
Thanks, with the mess in the house right now, I need all the help I can get!!!:p
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