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Ink Elk landscape drawing by Ned-The-Hat Ink Elk landscape drawing by Ned-The-Hat
Drawn on A3 watercolour paper, using inks and gouache, is a beautiful wild elk. 
Ref pic is from an excellent book on textures by Claudia Nice.
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ArcticIceWolf Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful, love the water!
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Thanks, I put a lot of thought into it and tried some new techniques to get the water right.
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ArcticIceWolf Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It certainly doesn´t look easy...
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Very nice. I like your choice of colors:)
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Thanks, the original is slightly less bright, but the colours seem to compliment each other well
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MorganDBZ Jan 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Oh wow this looks really cool (: I loooooove the water 
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Thanks Morgan, I used liquid frisket and a Stanley knife blade for the highlights, a tricky combination, but thankfully it came out well.
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Thanks, it has an old fashioned look to it, a bit like an old engraving or illustration in a victorian book? 
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Servala Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:nod: it reminds me on old pictures in castles. I love that
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Servala Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh wow. I love your pencil drawings, but this is really amazing. looks like an old picture and I really love that. The details and the shading of the elk is fantastic and I really love the water :heart:
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