Nescafe / 2

Nescafe / 2

PS. Because of the complicated shape, I made a pencil drawing first.

That morning coffee comes in handy Mia, a great result in this sepia looking painting.

Nice to see you posting again, Mia. I have never tried coffee as a medium but it is very effective!

Thank you for posting such a lovely drawing-painting, Mia, and welcome back!

Love it Mia and even though you haven't put any detail in the pot, it looks really good as you have established the shape with those few strokes.

Thank you all so very much for your positive comments.

Lovely use of cross hatching in the shadows. I have heard of using tea and coffee for fabric dying but this technique is intriguing Diana

Thanks Diana, I really enjoyed doing this.

Exquisite, Mia, and "poor quality" is not a term I'd associate with anything to do with your work, even if it's just photography. Everything looks great. The composition and tonal work, and the excellent use of lines are all spot on, as usual.

Thank you Seok and Gudrun for your positive comments. I always appreciate.

Thank you very much, Sarah.

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Just as in the first coffee painting, I wasn't pleased with the result of the water-soluble ink & wash, so I again used my coffee to add more intensity to the whole drawing. I also added some sepia cross-hatching lines to give more depth. I didn't put any detail in the vase, so the attention is on the plant. Sorry for the poor quality of the background, there was not enough (sun)light but I think it gives you an idea of how it should be. Thanks for having a look :) Mia

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Mia Ketels

I live in Blankenberge on the Belgian Coast, about 15km from Bruges. After being trained as an art teacher in the 60ties, I started teaching for a few years. Then I had my carreer in a school administration. After retirement, I started drawing and painting again. I bought a lot of English books…

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