Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Day 4 Inktober

Today I went to a place where #inktober2017 , #scribblepicnic, and the last day of my #30daychallenge combined! The theme at scribblepicnic this week is "blanket" so I covered my cabin with a blanket of snow and painted with ink. (Noodlers ink) I loved the way it bleeds and blooms as you go, even more than watercolor!






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  1. Love your winter scene. The water looks so real. This is a lovely piece. You should mat and frame it.

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  2. I agree-- frame it. You are clearly, like Serena, a master with ink, Andrea. as I noted on your instagram, this is perfect Oh so cozy. I love how yo've done the trees, the star patterns and the feeling of being pulled into this wintery scene. Excellent. Thank you so much.

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    1. Always such high praise! Thank you. I think it is as beginners luck though. We shall see

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  3. Yes, some ink is like that. I have never tried Noodles ink. This is so charming. Soon it will look much like that here.....only I have ponds instead of a river.

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    1. I am jealous of where you live then!! And I misspelled the ink.... it is noodlers ink, I fixed the spelling in the post.

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  4. Beautiful! I am amazed at the way you get so much from the ink! I've only tried ink with calligraphy and can't imagine being able to make something so lovely from it. Like Michael said above, I feel like I am being drawn right into it!

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    1. Thanks Nicolas! I really didn't know what to expect from the ink with a brush but I was very pleased with how it flowed and let me get lights and darks! It is something I definitely want to play with again

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  5. Andrea,
    This is beautiful!. I haven't tried ink - I have it but am afraid to open the bottle. Do you use it the same as watercolour? Do you add water? This would make an awesome greeting card or even a Christmas card.
    Blessings
    Janis

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    1. I had this bottle of ink for over a year and never opened it until now because of Inktober! And yes, I added water just like watercolor, using it right out of the bottle, and adding the water on my palette. It was so much easier than i expected

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    2. Oh I love that idea. I have a couple of bottles of ink but afraid to open. lol :) Did you reply to me on Growing Through God's Word about the winter picture with snow? I tried to reply to you but the link you put is wrong if it's you. It had "avengers" in the email.
      Blessings
      Janis

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  6. This is lovely! I've never heard of Noodles ink. I'll have to look that up and check it out. Although, I'm having more than enough challenge working with a dip pen and india ink. LOL This is a beautiful snowy scene. Well done...and look how much you're growing! :)

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    1. I had a typo, it is Noodlers ink! Sorry, I have since corrected it. I love the variation you can get., I think this shade is called heart of darkness. And thank you

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  7. Wonderful take on the 'blanket' theme, Andrea...you got some great variation! I love working with ink too. :)

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    1. Thanks so much, I enjoyed it but I am nowhere near as good at the shading yet as you are in your portraits!

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  8. Oh such talent ... this is beautifully done, Andrea and the one thing I love about winter is the snow (wish there were a way to have snow without the cold:). This is a hang on the wall picture ... really love it :)

    Andrea @ From the Sol

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  9. I'm ready for snow. How about you?

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  10. This is an absolutely breathtaking scene. Love it!

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  11. very nice 'blanket of snow', cozy.

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  12. Oh, that is lovely! I just love how the stars shine so brightly on a cold, snow-covered night.

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