My project from autumn quarter (last year). These are two of four, but I don't have good photos of the others.
Pen and brush; Ink on 400 series bristol. [link] 18" x 30" [framed] [link] Photo references (from personal library).
" Things only appear to be black and white when examined up-close, and out-of-context. But stepping back, and taking in the whole picture, the black and the white become gray... Shades of gray within the relationship between the light and the dark.
The white and the black. The paper and the ink.
Duality is an illusion. "
Note: Please do not alter or use these images... they are NOT stock.
These look like how I remember the sparse woods near home during snowy winters. The shapes and textures are nearly realistic (getting the perfect contrasts would probably be impossible), especially where the snow and ice accumulate and how they fill in all the brush and bare stalks around the trees.
Your artwork never ceases to amaze me. And this work is no exception.
Your skills are just...I can't even find the words to describe how much I admire and aspire to be able to create artwork like yours. You're a true inspiration to me. Thank you for being an artist I can look up to with artwork that continues to inspire me to become a better artist.
As many have already stated, this could easily be passed off as a photograph. I am not entirely sure what the aim of this piece was, either to be as realistic as possible or as merely an expressive piece, but either way you seem to have accomplished something. Quite well, actually.