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Reply #30 on: January 23, 2015, 06:28:48 PM
Not so much technique as composition. I'd try to explain, but I just don't seem to do a very good job of that...  :thumbdown:

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Reply #31 on: January 24, 2015, 12:13:42 AM
 :thankyou:  Val and Natalie ... I understand what you mean now..... O0


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Reply #32 on: February 05, 2015, 03:03:53 PM
Love your flower Cyril.!!  I do ink with a watercolor wash alot and have posted them under pen and ink and I have also posted under watercolor, never knowing which is right but I think it doesn't matter. 

I think ink and then watercolor is such fun to do!  I like your work.
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Reply #33 on: February 05, 2015, 05:15:07 PM
 :flowers: Beautifull and soft looking I though it was a WC . :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #34 on: February 06, 2015, 04:55:42 AM
Cyril, I just came across your pen and ink drawings and they are really nice.  I love the owl and the flower.


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Reply #35 on: February 06, 2015, 12:38:55 PM
Remember, when you do a pen and ink wash, the watercolour is added only as a very THIN and transparent wash. The ink drawing must be more prominent than the watercolour.

I see that the tendency of most of you are adding the watercolour so intense such that the ink drawing simply vanishes so that it becomes a watercolour painting instead of a pen and ink wash. Study the Giraffe lesson again.

The watercolour application must be such that if you had to remove the ink drawing, the underlying watercolour would not make sense on its own.
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Reply #36 on: February 08, 2015, 07:38:10 AM
 :thankyou: njnjgirl , Danielle123 , Lisa gale  Dennis.

  :thankyou:  Dennis for the advice  :)  ,,, i keep this in mind for my future PnI drawings..


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