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04-19-2011, 11:43 PM
In between the Birds series I devote some time to work on the recently acquired Black Scratchboards (paper). This is the second board .
The working method is reduced to minimum-- just the board and a scalpel,
no ink and no brush. What can be more simpler .
Size 11 x 8.5"


04-19-2011, 11:45 PM
Nice job Venkat! Love the way you work. Your scratches are puuuur-fect! :D

04-20-2011, 12:07 AM
Very nicely done Venkat.

04-20-2011, 01:45 AM
Nice one indeed!!

How do you do your signature and get it so good?

04-20-2011, 02:31 AM
Are you enjoying this simpler method?...this certainly looks as though you are. Well done!

04-20-2011, 02:35 AM
I like what I see! Simply a Great scratch!

Harry Seymour
04-20-2011, 08:43 AM
Venkat--sometimes less is more. Great piece of work.

04-20-2011, 01:37 PM
When it's just just board and scalpel it really does make it simple and very graphic (which is so interesting!). I really enjoy your work, on the bird series, and with this one too. :)

04-20-2011, 01:48 PM
Nancy :Mark ; Thank you
Patrick :I signed with scalpel . That is what I do on dark colored background
[B]Lorna : What I said is in the context of using White Board. For B/W black board is most convenient and i enjoyed doing it
Allan ; Thank You
Harry : Very true. One must guard against reversing the order
Emily: . Thank you : The Bird series will continue till "Z"

04-20-2011, 02:33 PM
Venkat, this is super. I'm impressed by your fine scraches. Wonderful piece.

04-20-2011, 04:19 PM
Very cool, Venkat!!! Excellent work as always.

04-20-2011, 04:49 PM
Very nice Venkat; especially doing this kind of great work on paper. Amazing.

04-20-2011, 11:46 PM
A masterly touch! Your simple method has impressive results.


04-21-2011, 12:07 AM
As usual you work is Beautiful! Just one thing catches my eye that I though I'd mention, The left eye seems dead to me, maybe show some bottom eye lid with some sheen or even a bit of highlight on the eyeball.Aside from that I bow down!

04-21-2011, 01:27 AM
Sammy : I count on your support
Brett : Thanks for your kind words.
Lynn : Only three more are remaining. I am trying to get Ampersand boards. Transporting them from US is the problem.
Rich : It is so nice of you to say so.
Pamela : I have done something to make the left side eye look more lively. Please see whether it is OK. Thanks for your suggestion


04-21-2011, 10:14 AM
Wonderful work!

04-21-2011, 03:44 PM
This sure is a bit different from your bird series but your style still shines through....beautifully done.:thumbsup:

04-22-2011, 01:19 PM
Venkat, As always I love your style. Great work.

04-22-2011, 04:26 PM
Fabulous! I find it hard to believe that you have done this on the paper! WOW! Outstanding.... Really and Truly! :clap:

Harry Seymour
04-22-2011, 07:09 PM
Absolutely fantastic. Love your work.

04-23-2011, 02:24 AM
Irfan: Thank you
Diane : The difference is due to the board used .
Rick : I appreciate your comments.
Pamela: The problem with the board is that while cross hatching the surface chips and the fine definition of line is lost
Harry : you have always been supportive


04-23-2011, 02:26 AM
Very striking, Venkat! Well done :thumbsup: