Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Seedheads: Poppy 1 & 2





Pen and ink impressions of a large poppy seedhead. 

4 comments:

  1. These are really nice - glad to have stumbled upon them!

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  2. I want these! I can really see these on fabric. They are beautiful x

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  3. which techniques did you use on the poppy , is it wax? you have definitely achived the rustic look of a seedhead.
    xxx

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  4. Hi there ... yes I used wax - in places - and a nib/dipping pen, letting the ink bead and wash as it wished. I often find that ink or paint does the work itself in recreating natural textures and forms, even colour variations, if you just let it take the lead : )

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