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lorna12
02-20-2011, 06:27 AM
:D Did this up today...maybe 10 hours 5X7 colored with Ampersand inks. From my own set up.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Feb-2011/11613-img184_Cocktail_sm.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Feb-2011/11613-img188_cocktail_crop.jpg

artofnature
02-20-2011, 06:57 AM
Lorna, that's my kinda title!! So realistic as usual. Those strawberries are popping and look so real. Ditto the water in the glass. I really like the colours you have selected for this piece too. Simple but bold. Very very nice!!!

Rodman
02-20-2011, 08:37 AM
Lorna...your a bad @!!!!!

Harry Seymour
02-20-2011, 09:34 AM
Lorna, this is fantastic and what is amazing to me is how quickly you can finish a piece of this quality. As a martini drinker I've never thought to put a strawberry in my vodka but your image is very enticing.

aaces
02-20-2011, 02:02 PM
Holy Crap! (stealing "Your" line)
I think I got tipsy just lookin at it! :D
Exquisitely Beautiful!

artbygail
02-20-2011, 04:18 PM
Lorna,
This is just soooo scrumptious. I could even drink the clear water/wine.
Beautiful for such a small piece of work. The strawberries are so real you could reach out and touch them and they would squeeze.
Gail

kenmacf
02-20-2011, 04:22 PM
The bar just got raised again. So beautiful.
Ken

lorna12
02-20-2011, 04:51 PM
Lesley, Rod, Harry, Allan, Gail and Ken...thank you all so much! I have set up and taken hundreds of still life photos and figured it was time to do one of them...I glad you liked it!

I'm probably going to take a little break from scratching for awhile, so I can paint some ostrich eggs for Easter for our Artisan shop, but I'll still be hanging out here.:D

artofnature
02-20-2011, 06:29 PM
:( Don't stay away too long! We love looking at your work.

PatrickHedges
02-20-2011, 06:44 PM
Superb. Ten hours well spent!!!

MuttHut
02-20-2011, 07:45 PM
Lovely piece Lorna

Wendy

hectorstudio
02-20-2011, 09:20 PM
very nicely done. we'll miss your scratch art while you're painting!

howardli
02-20-2011, 09:47 PM
Lorna,

This is beautiful...also I would love to see some pictures of your ostrich eggs once painted.

Liz

VENKAT
02-21-2011, 12:07 AM
Lorna : Nice to see a colored piece from you. Transperancy and reflection
on glass and the fruit seen through with refraction in water , very well rendered
venkat

lorna12
02-21-2011, 01:17 AM
Thank you everyone...it's much appreciated!

I'll post pics of the eggs in the Scratchy thread when I get some done.

Rodman
02-21-2011, 09:07 AM
I meant to tell you....its might just be me but....I think when you added the penny...as great as it looks ( real )....it just looks out of place for my eye... and it MIGHT be a mistake... try covering it with a small piece of black paper and see if you don't agree.. of course, because your working on these boards....you could choose to ink it out......im just say'n.

aaces
02-21-2011, 09:32 AM
I think that's supposed to be part of the tip Rod....or it might be all of it...
Not sure how Lorna is on tipping
( I do have to agree with your C&C Rod)

fire angel
02-21-2011, 01:47 PM
Awesome!!!

birdlover
02-21-2011, 02:54 PM
Very elegant. Of course makes me want a martini and I don't even like them.

lorna12
02-21-2011, 03:15 PM
Angela and Greg(great to see you again!) thank you!

Rodman and Allan...I agree and I removed it yesterday...it looks much better. (I was just going to say 'stick it' but I chose the high road.) :lol:

ARTMUTT
02-22-2011, 03:24 PM
Gorgeous work Lorna you are the master at bringing the "delicate" to life with your scratching.....so beautiful!

jdesign
02-22-2011, 05:01 PM
Nicely done Lorna. The color really draws you in.

03ahmed
02-24-2011, 12:45 PM
Love it!!

Diana Lee
02-24-2011, 02:12 PM
I LOVE it!!!! You and strawberries!!! You will be missed around here! However I am excited about seeing the eggs.

Diana

FoggyMountain
02-24-2011, 04:53 PM
I love this Lorna. You have a gift of rendering texture like no other. And the splashes of color in this one really makes it pop. Excellent.

lorna12
02-25-2011, 04:34 AM
BethAnn, Jack, Irfan, Diana and Lynn...thank you so much!