"and sometimes, I just sits and thinks" in mixed media ink technique

"and sometimes, I just sits and thinks" in mixed media ink technique
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Mike, thank you for your feedback on my attempt at a similar technique, I'd love to get to your level but I'll need plenty of practice yet! The use of ink in this fashion is perfect for subjects such as this......brilliant!

Hi , yes it works best when it is " contre jour" and you are painting shadow. The greater the contrast , the more effective the technique.. I haven't tried using the technique with acrylics yet. cheers Mike C.

not cross at all, hobbits et al abound in this country , we even have a few humans I believe. If you can see a hobbit , it worked.. I saw him late in the painting - and gave him a second leg ! cheers Mike C.

Hang on Studio Wall
09/09/2016
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having fun and letting the imagination have some latitude. Lots of stumps like this to be seen on the hill country farms.

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Mike Capenerhurst

Born & lived in Leicester for 30 years before coming to NZ in 1965 with wife and family. Dropped art at school for more "useful" subjects. Interest resurrected upon arriving out here. Started with oils, moved to water colour some 20 years ago.. Have played with etching and like it. Primarily self…

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