Aug 18, 2013

To Color This or Not....


she adores spying mushrooms
fruiting from the forest floor

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as an ink drawing i am happy at this point
but now
do i color it
or leave it as it is?

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14 comments:

  1. Well, of course I would love color, myself. BUT - I appreciate a good pen and ink drawing too. Tough decision! What does SHE say??
    Mushroom season is in full swing here.
    xxoo, sus

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  2. Love your cute mushrooms! Yes, tough decision! :)

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  3. Love this drawing. You can make a copy of it and collour that one ;)
    Liefs, Melanie

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  4. i guess both options sound quite wonderful. i, for instance, really like what you've done with your header; colour works really fine there!
    LOVE the girl's hair too...
    n♥

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  5. Ha Tammie,ik vind je pen-tekening prachtig...
    Maar paddestoelen vragen om kleur...
    of je maakt een zelfde in kleur.
    Ik ben benieuwd welke keus je gaat maken.
    Liefs een zonne groetje Christiene.

    Ha Tammie, I think you're beautiful pen drawing ...
    But mushrooms require color ...
    or you make the same color.
    Bem I wonder what choice you will make.
    Love a sun greet you Christiene.

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  6. Tammie, I love your new painted header, she's so lovely. Makes me want a green felt hat and a new hair do. Mushrooms, mushrooms! Fungi are one of my favorite things to discover, to draw and to paint. Aren't they amusing little plants?!

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  7. PS. Paint the mushrooms and leave the girl in pen and ink is my 2 cents worth.

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  8. hi Sus,
    fun to think of asking her what she would like. I do that with eyes and hair on a regular basis.

    Melanie, great idea to make a copy and color it!

    thank you n♥

    Christiene,
    yes, mushrooms can be so colorful. most of these were from photos i took and they are colorful!

    Jeri,

    such a fun idea, thank you
    for some reason it makes me smile

    thank you for enjoying the header too
    it is a piece from a couple years ago
    i felt it was time for a change

    xo

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  9. Love your painting, I hope you decide to color it.

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  10. Thanks for the lovely visit and the encouragement for my new etsy shop ~ I'm enjoying myself:)
    I love your woodland mushroom gatherer- I too would love to see some color added.
    I really love your header. Such fun to visit and see all the pieces I've missed on FB!
    Hugs and smiles
    Julia

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  11. I agree with Jeri, paint the mushrooms and leave the girl in pen and ink. Beautiful illustration.

    Thank you so much for your kind words for Tinker.
    blessings,
    Penny

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  12. Lovely the way it is, but you make such wonderful colour choices and combinations, so I say, "Colour it!"

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  13. Print it out on watercolour paper and colour it in. That way you have two .... You can never have too much of a good thing ;-)

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  14. what a lovely selection of mushrooms! would look great all multicoloured in different coloured inks! though also stands well without colour- not sure it needs it!

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