PETER GANDER FINE ART
Hand-drawn art and printmaking from an English artist on the north coast of Kent.
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Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Cockerel, white ink on black
Today's lunchtime sketch, a Chinese-style cockerel painted in white ink in my black paper sketchpad. Painting the fiddly tail feathers in the negative was a little tricky and not wholly successful, but the inner body feathers in white on black are effective, especially where the white ink sinks in giving varying strengths of white, depending on how dilute it was.