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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Fruit, Pineapple in Window, Ann Hyde

I know, the title is Pineapple in Window thanks to Paint My Photo, but in this painting I opted to not add the Window.   (remember, check out the sidebar for link to reference photos for free).



Method:

1.  No pencil first
2.  Drew in the outline with my Lamy Al-star
3.  Added darker outlines and shading with my Sailor Calligraphy pen
4.  Used clear water to spread the ink
5.  Added green to the top: ultramarine blue+cad. yellow
6.  Added to the pineapple itself with: burnt sienna+cad. yellow
7.  When the shaded side on the left had dried a little I added more pen to define







6 comments:

  1. Your painting is superb. Especially I love your choice of colours. Very natural work, great.

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  2. Thanks for the step by step instructions. I always like to see how an artist developed their work.

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    1. I'm the same Penny, when artists explain things it's fascinating, so this was my version ;)

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  3. Love the washy ink look to this. Nice!!

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    1. Thanks Joan.....the pen I used doesn't have permanent ink, so as soon as the watercolour/water touches it then the ink runs, which can be a good thing in many ways. Sometimes these things work in our favour don't they.

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