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Fiona

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Reply #15 on: February 20, 2017, 07:58:40 AM
Well it seems like I have well and truly caught the line and wash bug....

This one is of a Tea Room in Arniston in South Africa which I visited a year or two back and have only just got round to painting. It's another of the fishermen's cottages but this one has been turned into a Tea Room come Arts and Crafts shop. Quite a quaint little place.

I had to splice together 2 different photo's as the building on the left behind the main house was an eyesight in the original picture and it looked dreadful. So I applied my artistic license and did away with it  :)



All crits, comments and suggestions for improvement are more than welcome

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Steve Weatherwax

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Reply #16 on: February 20, 2017, 08:39:55 AM
Very nice, Fiona!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #17 on: February 20, 2017, 08:50:25 AM
Thank you Steve  :)

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Fi
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Reply #18 on: February 20, 2017, 09:10:17 AM
Oh, Fi, this is lovely.  Line and wash lends itself beautifully to nostalgic places.

I think one think that I've learned - and Dennis reinforced it recently - is that there cannot be too much defined by the watercolor or the work then becomes a watercolor, rather than line and wash.

That said, I think the umbrellas have a bit too much defining color for line and wash.

Remember, I am new at this, too, so I could be wrong.  I am still struggling with it.

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Reply #19 on: February 20, 2017, 11:17:21 AM
Indeed Mea, the ink/pencil, whatever you use in your line and wash drawing, needs to be dominant over the w/c wash. Thinner washes than you would normally use are what is required.

It took me so long to get bolder with my colours....I sometimes find it hard to remember to keep them thin!  :doh:
Beautiful scene Fi, just be mindful of the colour intensity.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #20 on: February 20, 2017, 03:16:15 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Beautiful Fi.   Patricia
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Reply #21 on: February 20, 2017, 06:28:26 PM
 :painting:lovely pen and wash Fiona  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #22 on: February 20, 2017, 10:29:25 PM
Pretty!
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Reply #23 on: February 21, 2017, 10:02:49 AM
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Reply #24 on: February 21, 2017, 12:33:41 PM
Whether it is a Line & Wash or a WC, I find it is beautiful.  :clap: :clap: :clap:

At my level, I cannot worry to much about where the line is on that continuum.  But I am starting to see that the L&W has the fluidity that I had admired so much in what I thought were WC in the past.  Oh well, I will get there when I get there.
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Reply #25 on: February 22, 2017, 09:37:44 AM
Thank you all so much for your lovely comments, I really appreciate it  :flowers:

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Reply #26 on: February 23, 2017, 02:39:22 AM
Here is my last fisherman's cottage scene, I have tried to tone down the intensity of the colours.... but it's so hard when all you want to do is splash colour over everything  ;D

Now I need to have a trawl through my photo's to see what I can paint next  :)


All crits, comments and suggestions for improvement are more than welcome

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Fi
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Reply #27 on: February 23, 2017, 03:33:16 AM
Beautiful Fi !  O0 Your ink work shows through beautifully. The crosshatching in the doorway and on the brown bin looks great! I should say you've got this line and wash business sorted nicely.

All of these remind me of a very old copy I used to have of Wind In The Willows.... just need Mr. Toad, Rat, and Mole!!!  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #28 on: February 23, 2017, 03:56:54 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Fi, I just love your line and wash drawings. I get the feeling that they are very well suited to you or you to them because they are outstanding. Crisp, clear and have eye appeal.


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Reply #29 on: February 23, 2017, 04:22:46 AM
I love it, Fiona!  :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
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