In this one the delicate nature of the blossoms went a little awry,
and mostly it was from overdoing the ink layers, then adding watercolors,
and every thing began to moosh around and so I blobbed it.
BIG blobs by accident… and then I needed to do more.
I’m not saying that it looks awful, just not what I wanted.
I rarely redo, but wanted to see if my hunch was right about how I should have handled this, and so went in again with same inks, no watercolors, leaving the field blank (of course I hadn’t blobbed it by accident) and added a touch of waterproof Platinum Carbon…
It is closer to the way I saw it in my mind’s eye.
Hahnemühle Post Cards, with a Pentalic HB woodless pencil,
Pilot Metropolitan with Platinum Cassis Black ink,
Lamy Al-Star with Platinum Citrus Black ink,
Pilot Metropolitan with KWZ Ink’s Foggy Green,
Pilot Preppy pen with Noodler’s Lexington Grey Ink,
Platinum Carbon pen with De Atramentis Document Brown ink,
Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges,
various liquid Luma watercolors in waterbrushes.
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