Ink brushed Zebra

Posted by Carol Clarke on Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:10 pm

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I converted my original portrait of this Burchell's Zebra to black and white and then painted it with ink wash and brushes.  It went on for a long time until I arrived here.  Its not to everyone's taste but I like the finish because its so different from my usual paintings. :D

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by david fletcher on Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:32 pm
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Wow! Is this a striking image or "wot".. Captures the essence and creates interest Carol. Very imaginative
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by Ron Day on Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:59 pm
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I agree with Dave 100%, Carol. The ink wash is beautiful.

by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:21 pm
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I like this, Carol- nice use of daubs of color to contrast with the B&W zebra and give sparkle to the whole thing. It's a lovely alert zebra that makes a perfect portrait as well. A winner all around!
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by Peter Ireland on Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:22 pm
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This is quite different from what people normally post. It's nice to just let your imagination take over and see where it leads you. A striking image indeed

by SantaFeJoe on Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:07 pm
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I can almost smell the ink. Takes me back to junior high school when we worked with India Ink.

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by SMB on Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:22 pm
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Pretty neat.
The B&W Zebra is so graphic by itself, the wash just adds to it.
A little inner Hendrix I think!

by LynnS on Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:45 pm
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Carol, agree with the others, the zebra looks quite stunning, and your added flair and rather psychedelic, polarized-looking background makes a poppin' 3-D "Zebra in your face" presentation - love it!

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