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Norrin Radd

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Artwork
« on: July 30, 2017, 10:58:22 AM »
Several of you asked me if you could see some of my artwork. Here's a self-portrait. If any of you have done some artwork, I'd love to see it.

SunshineMeadows

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2017, 05:48:37 PM »
 >thumbsup< I am posting from phone more later

auntieCtheM

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2017, 06:27:15 PM »
An interesting style you have there Norrin.

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2017, 09:19:04 PM »
Norrin,

It has potential but I think the angle of the photo you took of the picture has messed up the perspective. I know you have limited movement so it is difficult, could you scan it?

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2017, 09:24:23 PM »
I cant draw or paint well but I do sometimes make stuff.

 >attachment< Table decorated with rocks and slate chippings.
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Norrin Radd

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2017, 11:37:00 PM »
An interesting style you have there Norrin.

Thanks Auntie  >biggrin< I used ink and a brush on watercolour paper.

Norrin Radd

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2017, 11:56:48 PM »
Norrin,

It has potential but I think the angle of the photo you took of the picture has messed up the perspective. I know you have limited movement so it is difficult, could you scan it?

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Thanks Sunshine  >hugs< Your table looks really interesting.

It was a carer who took the photo. I would have done it differently if I could use a camera. Unfortunately, the portrait has disappeared. I don't know if it's been nicked or if it's buried under piles of old stuff. This older portrait might be better:

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2017, 07:38:08 AM »
Norrin,

That is better  :-) Painting with ink has a high difficulty level.
Did you see the documentary the BBC showed recently on Japenese Art? Some of the paintings were explained and it was amazing . For example there is a wave picture that has mount Fuji in the background and because we sterners read pictures from left to right it looks on way to us and another to the Japenese who look right to left.

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2017, 07:51:39 AM »
I had never seen the picture full screen and never noticed the people in boots threaten by the wave.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty-six_Views_of_Mount_Fuji#/media/File:Great_Wave_off_Kanagawa2.jpg

Norrin Radd

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2017, 01:17:47 PM »
Oh yeah, I love these prints. There's one of the mountain in blue and red, which is my favourite. I also love the European woodcuts. They're a bit more crude and they don't usually use colours, but they have a lot of character about them.

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2017, 04:30:21 PM »
I used ink and a brush on watercolour paper.

Norrin, the first word that popped into my mind when looking at the brush strokes in the OP picture was 'caligraphic'. Both paintings are very striking. I like them a lot.



I cant draw or paint well but I do sometimes make stuff.

Ooh - I like the arrangement of slate chippings, Sunshine. They look like swirls of dark seaweed on a shingle beach.

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Re: Artwork
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2017, 10:12:21 AM »
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Ooh - I like the arrangement of slate chippings, Sunshine. They look like swirls of dark seaweed on a shingle beach.

It was fun to make because it was just a muse of 'I wonder what this will look like'. The base is a planter that we already had and the stones and chippings are put in an upturned table top. It has since been dismantled because the decking needed renovating  >biggrin<