Still Life in Ink

Still Life in Ink
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Lovely composition, Fiona. It's great to have a painting buddy too.

Fiona well composed and a lovely drawing

Really good strong tones coupled with some excellent drawing skills. Nice work Fiona, this is a great standard.

Really well penned Fiona. Nice work.

It's OK but where is the orange? You've got everything else. Really nice little composition..

Excellent drawing, Fiona. Beautifully composed.

Lovely pen and ink drawing Fiona, nicely balanced , 😀

Beautifully drawn Fiona.

Love it, Would look good on my kitchen wall....

Thanks very much Dawn! David thank you. Alan, wow.....thank you x Cheers Jim! Lol.....Alan we ate the orange! Thank you. Lewis, Linda, Margaret and Pete, many thanks!

They've already said it all, lovely composition and drawing Fiona.

Interesting study Fiona, nicely put together ink painting

Still life’s are so satisfying Fiona....this one especially .

Great little still life Fiona. It needs a lot of discipline to use ink so very impressive.

Attractive composition, Fiona, and I really like the sepia colouring.

A really lovely drawing, and great to have a pal to paint with!

Many thanks Sandra, Pat, Sylvia, Carole, Jenny and Thalia for your very generous feedback.

Great tones Fiona, an excellent pen and ink.

Hi Fiona - thanks for your comment on Blood Red Roses - I gesso the mixed media board with maybe 2 coats to give a bit of texture. Then let it dry. Mix the oil colour needed, then add to it with approx 30% cold wax. Move the paint around with a brush and add extra marks and lines with a plastic scraper/credit card etc. This gives a rougher, thicker more abstract feel. You can also use oil paper or canvas but I like this mixed media board (from Jacksons) because it is tough and light. You can scrape into it for different effects. You don't need to frame with a mount/glass, just frame without. You could if you want to add a bit of pastel on top, anything goes. Or use an underpainting in acrylic or ink.

Lovely tonal drawing

Marjorie thank you. Can you believe a few years ago I wouldn’t look at a still life as a subject.....now, I quite enjoy them. Hi Pat, I’ve left a comment on your painting. Thank you very much Helen.

What a great drawing Fiona, I like the crumpled paper too, smashing.

Hang on Studio Wall
31/08/2018
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Sketchbook and sepia ink. I get together with a friend from time to time and we have a day painting or drawing, last week on our day out, it was raining so we stayed indoors. Thank goodness for a well stocked fruit bowl and piece of kitchen roll. A couple of apples, some grapes and a plum.

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Fiona Phipps

Galloway, Scotland.

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