Thursday, October 18, 2007

Simply Noodler's



Wednesday found me adding a few more sketches to my Seawhite, square journal using nothing but Noodler's ink, my Lamy Safari fountain pen and a water brush here and there. My first image was loosely based on a magazine reference.



Tim and Dawn live in the village and supply flowers to the local supermarkets and florists from their home. After hearing I have artistic tendencies, they passed on an invitation for me to select flowers at a discount rate so I popped along and chose a stem of lilies and chrysanthemums.
Dawn kindly refused payment of any kind with the promise she we allow me to pay for my choices next time.





I am enjoying the Seawhite square pages, they remind me a lot of W&N Heavyweight pages to work with, although slightly thinner they seem to handle plenty of action with my Lamy nib and they are sized, so take watercolour washes well . You do not get the same reactions as a good rag paper though.
What I'd give for a sketchbook that did it all!

10 comments:

Jenny said...

Your flowers are lovely, especially the lilies.

Unknown said...

All of these are great, but the lilies are gorgeous :) You have really been inspiring me with all the work you have been doing with your Lamy and I think I am finally going to have to buy one for myself :) May I ask what size nib you use?

Unknown said...

Your flowers are beautiful!!! such simple lines that turn into beauty.

And that sketchbook sounds interesting too. Hmmmmm.

seesue said...

All are lovely. You have been prolific of late, wish I could say the same.

caseytoussaint said...

Beautiful lilies, Anita!

Nina Johansson said...

I love these, all of them. It seems to suit you fine to draw in ink. I love the colour of that Noodler´s.

Anonymous said...

Bautiful sketches Anita...that last lily with the wash...!!
Ronell

picklesandroses.blogspot.com said...

Love the Noodlers and the lilies are just lovely. Very nice.

dibujandoarte said...

I can't believe how much you've worked since one of my last visits!!!!! You never stop, do you?! It's really a pleasure to see your drawings, paintings, sketches, you're always wanting to know what is like (like me), trying new materials and experimenting new things. GOOD WORK!!!!

phthaloblu said...

Awesome sketches!