Bertoni,Thank you very much for your comments
I do like Essdee but I cant wait to try Ampersand!
Jody thank you
Thank you Faelynn!!
Cheers Jo - this one has taken me several weeks to do...I have no idea how long I spent on it in total as I would do several hours in a sitting....and then not touch it for a week!
Thanks Amy - I have seen some of your work - I especially like your white charcoal on black - beautiful stuff! I didn't use a wash however I used black ink (diluted) which created a brownish tone in the grass...I didn't like it initially but it kind of grew on me... I am still shy about venturing into colour!