Copy of Fealing Lin’s “Iris” Portrait

We made a copy of Fealing Lin’s “Iris” portrait as a class exercise.

We are Using staining colours, as we want them to stay on the paper as we paint over them. Winsor Red, Yellow, and Blue (I’m using Phthalo Blue instead of Winsor brand – same paint, different maker.) I am basicly layering up.

We’re using very wet paper. Linda soaked hers front and back, and then put it on a wet piece of gatorboard.

Paints were “juicy” – wet and full of pigment.

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Problem With Monteverde Intima Glacier Blue Pen *FIXED!*

UPDATE: Wed Sep 21 09:16:12 2016 – I got a replacement pen!

I wrote Goulet Pens customer service asking about this problem, wanting to know what to do about it. They wrote back letting me know that it might be a problem with the manufacturing and told me to contact Yafa, the distributors for Monnteverde. I did so, and happy ending time: Yafa is sending me a new pen!

Thanks to Clara at Yafa and Kelsi at Goulet for all the help.

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