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Nitsa
06-14-2007, 04:40 AM
A small piece of some of the kitchen items at our local museum:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Jun-2007/18769-scan0002.jpg

5x7, Noodlers ink (Lexington Grey) and watercolour.
Larger image HERE (http://artbyanita.blogspot.com/2007/06/chatteris-festival-week.html)

olliewood0702
06-14-2007, 10:48 AM
Hiya NITSA!!! GLAD to see your post!! This is beautiful....LOVE the ink mixed with WC.

JudiPatooti
06-14-2007, 11:40 AM
Wow, this is pretty. I like the way you captured all the different metals. Your washy style is also great. Love that background, too!

Judi

painterbear
06-14-2007, 12:09 PM
Nitsa,
I was intrigued by your title.Wanted to see which kitchen items might be in a museum. :lol:

I really like your composition and the colors work well together. (Might have been nice to see a little of that burnt sienna somewhere else in the painting so it wouldn't look isolated.)

I like all of the "things" (not sure what they were all used for ;) ), but I especially like the foreground jug with the blues and purples and that spot of yellow as a highlight.

Sylvia

artbyboon
06-14-2007, 03:26 PM
you have captured the various kitchen item well especially their reflective qualities and the litle touches of rust, brill:thumbsup:

Nitsa
06-15-2007, 05:37 AM
Thankyou Darla!

Thankyou Judi. I've been spending the last couple of months working in my sketchbooks daily and I am amazed at how I see it has loosened me up with my watercolours. :)

LOL...Thankyou Sylvia.
Actually, it's Brown Madder not sienna and it is in the rust marks on the large white strainer and also echoed in some of the reflections although that doesn't show too well here, perhaps it shows more in the larger version (http://bp1.blogger.com/_NQAiUjjYTO8/RnCQF3NsARI/AAAAAAAAAjQ/Q8bgugYSPRY/s1600-h/scan0002.jpg)
You always give such detailed feedback, thankyou so much for taking the time to do that I find it so useful! :thumbsup:


Thankyou Joanne, pleased to hear the rust marks came over well.

Ted1937
06-16-2007, 10:43 AM
Excellent the way you have caught the feel of the materials in these Kitchen items.

Joan T
06-16-2007, 11:54 AM
Anita, I saw this when you posted it for the scavenger hunt. It looks so great there, but even better in a larger size. Super job on this!!!

Nitsa
06-16-2007, 10:30 PM
Thank you so much Ted!

Joan thankyou, pleased you enjoyed the larger version, I like to see things close up too! ;)

Lulu
06-18-2007, 05:46 AM
always enjoy opening your threads Anita, and this is no exception.

laudesan
06-18-2007, 06:34 AM
:wave: Anita so ggod to see you..:thumbsup:

Your painting is fantastic. I love it.. Takes me back to my childhood..:) My folks were dairy Farmers..

:wave: