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valchina612
08-06-2007, 05:40 AM
Like a few others in the P&I Forum, I love to do Florals by stippling in ink. I also enjoy painting Miniatures and SFA (as well as the larger paintings), so here are a few that I have completed in the last 3 or 4 weeks. Each one measures 3.5x2.5", on Premier Watercolour Paper 216 gsm, with coloured Micron and Triplus pens.

All C&C very welcome.

Val. :wave:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Aug-2007/38312-Penwork_--_Pink_Stippled_Rose_3.__Mini.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Aug-2007/38312-Penwork_--_Red_Pointillism_Rose_ACEO_2..jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Aug-2007/38312-Penwork_--_Orange-Yellow_Pointillism_Rose_2.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Aug-2007/38312-Penwork_--_Stippled_Orange_Tulip_updated_2..jpg

robynsin
08-06-2007, 09:40 AM
Lovely and patient work. I particularly love the mono roses.

Lady Carol
08-06-2007, 10:37 AM
How long do these take Val? All are lovely. Your patience is well rewarded with products like this.

Katherine T
08-06-2007, 11:25 AM
Val - am i right in thinking that is ACEO size? I would imagine these would sell like hot cakes - they're really lovely.

I'm going to have to go over to the pen and ink forum and find out more about these micron pens.

valchina612
08-06-2007, 11:38 PM
Robyn -- Thanks so much. I'm glad you like the Roses, as I love to pen them.

Carol -- Thanks so much Carol. They take about 6 hours to pen each one, usually done over a period of two or three days. I find them the most relaxing thing of all to do.

Katherine -- Thanks so much. Yes, they are ACEO size, and I do sell them on ebay, and all that I've done have sold. I currently have a Red Rose (not pictured) and the Orange Tulip on ebay, and the Tulip has a bid, and the Red Rose has Watchers. I have to get busy and do some more.
It's a great way to acquire an Original piece of someone's art without spending too much.

Val. :wave:

jeanvrb
08-07-2007, 12:05 AM
Val, those stippled roses are very lovely. I looked at them closely to see if any of it was a wash, but looks like every speck was stippled. Right?

Jeanette

Elian
08-07-2007, 02:09 AM
Can someone explain AECO size?

Elian

Gilberte
08-07-2007, 02:38 AM
Very original style.

ranunkel
08-07-2007, 02:41 AM
Great work!
It must have taken a long time to do:)

valchina612
08-07-2007, 09:37 AM
Jeanette -- Thanks so much. Yes, every speck is stippled. No washes, no strokes with the pen -- all teeny weeny dots.

Elian -- An ACEO is an Art Card. You know how enthusiasts sell and trade Baseball Cards and all types of Trading Cards -- well, Art Cards are sold or traded in the same way, and are the same size as Baseball Cards etc. It's a wonderful way of collecting a little piece of other artists' art for a very inexpensive price. There is a special Category on ebay for ACEOs.

Gilberte -- Thankyou so much. This is one of my very favourite mediums and techniques.

Marianne -- Thanks so much. Each of these little pieces takes about 6 hours.

Val. :wave:

gaykir
08-07-2007, 10:20 AM
My goodness! What patience you must have. I like the coloring in the 3rd one best.

Katherine T
08-07-2007, 03:11 PM
Val - I also really impressed with the colours you were using and have been off fidning out all about Pigma Micron pens since you posted these.

*Marina*
08-07-2007, 03:17 PM
Somehow I missed those. Wow what a lot of work, I particularly love the tulip.

valchina612
08-07-2007, 11:53 PM
Thankyou so much Gayle, Katherine and Marina. Your comments are so much appreciated.

Val. :wave:

Charlie's Mum
08-08-2007, 05:16 AM
Val - these are all lovely - thanks for sharing them as a mini 'folio! :D
I used to do this kind of work - it's taking me back!! :D

Haven't tried those coloured mocron pens though .... hmmmm - something else to treat myself too?

Very pretty work!

valchina612
08-08-2007, 08:56 PM
Thanks so much Maureen.

Val. :wave: