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mbeckett
09-22-2006, 09:57 PM
looks like this is a popular one already! :)

playing with ink again, and mixed it with conte. i kinda like how this came out for a quickie.

Ink and Conte on 9 X 12 Strathmore Bristol Smooth. about 1 1/2 hours.

P.S. i gave up on coloring the dragon last week. i found that the WC pencils i had are not very good quality, so i'll wait another day to try it with a better set. either that, or i'll learn to handle watercolors first. i'm starting to like it better in b & w anyway. :rolleyes:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/22-Sep-2006/45731-FishingShanty.jpg

kordelia
09-22-2006, 10:38 PM
o, mike, i just LOVE this..... totally simplified!!! :clap: and i thought I had simplified....HA!! .... this color just totally says: FALL!! :clap: but truly, wouldnt it make a great studio!!!?? :p ... Kor

justjean
09-22-2006, 11:19 PM
Love this, the technique really suits the image :thumbsup:

bluefrog
09-23-2006, 12:43 AM
Great sketch!

orangepassion
09-23-2006, 01:17 AM
I am seeing sharp lines and fuzzy lines creating interesting effects. Great work!

Orange

connievanwinssen
09-23-2006, 02:47 AM
Beautiful!:)

Florence
09-23-2006, 03:31 AM
Yes, beautiful :clap:

Dewi
09-23-2006, 04:57 AM
You have done a great work and I like it Mike.

I almost paint this one too... it looks a little like Thailand but stopped when I began the posts :lol: maybe next time.

Meimei
09-23-2006, 05:22 AM
Really nice work.

*Deirdre*
09-23-2006, 05:30 AM
Lovely rendition Mike...Just right!:thumbsup:

Tressa
09-23-2006, 08:21 AM
Fantastic Mike!! Everyone loves the pier shack!!! It seems to be the most popular!! I love the pen work, and the bit of color wash from the conte just completes it!!! Great work!!!
Tres

Charlie's Mum
09-23-2006, 12:12 PM
Interesting combination of media Mike - and it works well - I do like this :thumbsup:

Valri Ary
09-23-2006, 01:06 PM
Very autumn looking sketch! The bit of color is just right.......NICE! And I agree with Kor that this would be a perfect studio.......yup!

maritajill
09-23-2006, 05:36 PM
Interesting mix of media and it works so well!

hopefulbucky
09-23-2006, 07:11 PM
Love how this came out Michael, just enough color from the conte, well done

cmwynn
09-24-2006, 06:16 PM
Who needs color if they can draw as well as you do? But splash of just one color is inspired. A different mood from all the others.

tyree
09-24-2006, 07:20 PM
what a neat drawing...like the simplicity!!!! tyree:smug:

Helen
09-24-2006, 10:01 PM
Wonderful drawing as usual Mike... I really like the little bit of color and I agree with Kori... what a great studio this would make.