Thursday, January 26, 2012

Miller's Pond

 So I had name of  the road Maple Ave correct. , but the name of the pond, not lake is Miller's Pond.  Mike and I were able to get over there while the snow was still on the ground.  These are my studies using my Kuretake Zigg Pen with sepia ink.  Great tool to have for quick sketches on location.  What is great about this spot, aside from the water fowl, people come to feed these poor creatures.  How they survive the winter is a miracle.

Once I decide on the composition I will do another 6x8 oil of this lovely location.  Happy Painting.

10 comments:

  1. Wonderful sketches, Joan! I love the sepia ink!!

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  2. Beautiful sepia sketches Joan. Love all three.

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  3. Hi Joan,
    I love the freedom and loose feeling of the sketches, it show you had fun with them. Lovely

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  4. Hi Joan. I just love these sepia sketches. My sepia ink has a disappointing pinkness to it but yours is a lovely rich earthy colour. I think I must change mine.

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  5. Hi Hilda,

    Thank you, I love working in sepia. After seeing Nikirrart I couldn't resist buying the pens with the sepia ink. Fun sketching and love how easy it is to achieve an affect without that much work.

    all the best to you,
    Joan

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  6. Hi Doreen,

    Thank you so much for your encouragement. It is greatly appreciated.

    Have a great weekend.
    Joan

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  7. Hi Mariano,
    It so good to see you and thank you for the very kind words. Loved the photo of you and your family. Your grandchildren are beautiful.

    All the best to you,
    Joan

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  8. Hi John,
    Thank you. John, I purchased the Kuretake pen holder and sepia refills. They aren't expensive and are great fun. Google Jet Pens.com and search for Kuretake Letter pens or Zigg pen holder with the refill it comes to about 6.50 US dollars. It's a little tricky finding them when you get to the Jet Pen co. Also, the refill is more like a brush pen. I love these pens and have different colors.

    All the best to you,
    Joan

    Oh yes, I know what you mean about the sepia ink for fountain pens, some are more red than brown.
    Good Luck

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  9. Hi Joanie,

    Great sketch work! They are so interesting. Looks like a nice location to sketch.

    Sue

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    1. Hi Joan- Really Love the sketches of Miller's Pond. Best- Larry

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