Sunday, February 20, 2011

Snail shell on brown paper ...

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drawing copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong. all rights reserved.
Snail Shell  # 1  - 4.5"h x 5.5"w
pen & ink, colored pencils, on recycled brown paper

I've been drawing and painting on brown paper these days, and enjoying it very much. This is a small snail shell I picked up in Normandy, France, several years ago ... from my big box of  "nature stuff" collection. :o)

Materials used:
  • Sakura Pigma Micron pens ~ .01 and .005 archival black ink
  • Derwent Coloursofts, Prismacolors, Lyra-Rembrandt reg. colored pencils
  • Bee Papers' Bogus Recycled Rough paper
  • and a snail shell  ...


doei! (bye!)
Judy
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2 comments:

Meisie said...

The brown paper looks so good, and is perfect for the natural shades of the shell!

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

Thanks Meisie :)
I've been doing more brown paper drawings this week. I have two different pads/books of brown paper, one darker than the other, but I really like both of them.

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