Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Day NiNE - Edisto Dreamin

Around this time every year I am ready to be at the beach but since taxes are so high on the beach house that has to now wait till off season...hopefully September. At least the weather is still nice in the Low Country in September, right?




Edisto Dreamin

Yes I know abalones are a western shell and I think so are the murex shells but shells remind me of the beach and the beach reminds me of Edisto!! The beach there is littered with fossil sharks teeth so that's definitely Edisto!!
I wanted to write something on this painting but I thought it turned out so well I left it alone.  This is watercolor in my wc moleskine.


Tom

I drew my friend Tom Needham last night while he was busy applying masking fluid.  I do think it looks alot like him!!
 This is watercolor and pitt pen in my wc moleskine.  The name Tom was done with my Pentel brush pen.  I LOVE that pen!!!


6 comments:

steviewren said...

Your painting of the shells is lovely! You captured them both.

Katherine Thomas said...

I like the Pitt brush tip pens, and I've just started using them, so I was really excited to read your post today. Your artwork is so good and the colors rich and nicely blended. I hope I can get the pens to achieve the same results! The abalone is exquisite, and the drawing of your friend is a wonderful composition with such a strong sense of time and place.

Laura McHugh said...

your work is lovely......so beautiful.....

Irena said...

Both drawings are beautiful. I especially like the abalones shell. The colors are so delicate.

I've been using Pitt brush pens for years and it was only recently discovered that they can be blended with a wet brush when first put down on the page.

Margaret McCarthy Hunt said...

Thanks for all the sweet comments... I REALLY appreciate them. Irena I had NO idea that pitt brush pens would bleed when you first use them. I use regular tip Pitt Pens on fabric and never had them run...because they are india ink...something new to experiment with, right?!!

Margaret McCarthy Hunt said...

Thanks for all the sweet comments... I REALLY appreciate them. Irena I had NO idea that pitt brush pens would bleed when you first use them. I use regular tip Pitt Pens on fabric and never had them run...because they are india ink...something new to experiment with, right?!!