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Fragment - Ink and Tea on paper by Carnegriff Fragment - Ink and Tea on paper by Carnegriff
Fragment - Painted in Ink and Tea
From the exhibition 'Fragments @inkd gallery, Brighton

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:iconemma-of-hearts:
First off, I usually don't give Critiques, and on the rare occasion I do, I hardly ever rate it as high as I did with yours.
Now onto the actual critique.
I love the use of color in this work the yellow color of the tea nicely contrasts with the blue ink in the face, causing your eye to never want to stop moving around the page.
There is an excellent use of negative space and balance.
I was a little shocked when I saw that you had used tea to paint this, since that is not a usual medium at all. I love the way it just looks and how you let it run down the page, mixing with the ink.
The only thing I can point out in any slight negative light is the signature, which is very much part of the composition, is lost since it doesn't have any of that bright blue in the face.
I absolutely love this, and I would love to see more.
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The Artist thought this was FAIR
3 out of 3 deviants thought this was fair.

:iconatsukine-chan:
Absolutely fantastic. Beautiful.
The palette used is very consistent with the expression of the face of the girl and the feelings that aims to show the picture.
It shows the girl calmly and with a touch of pride, but it is certainly a touch serene what makes it unique.
Remarkable proportions and drawing the intrincate around her face, which is just fabulous.
Let me add that the paint drops that fell down makes the image unique and unbeatable, as original and special.
I congratulate you, have you done a work worthy of galleries!!!

P.D.: Sorry for my bad english u_u
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sleepingtiger80 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very original. Nice job. I love seeing the variations of art
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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le-shae Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013   General Artist
Love the way your sharp lines and shapes combine to make an overall soft composition ♥ Best use of tea not in a cup!
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theheek Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
i love the way u make these
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:iconcassyby:
Cassyby Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
love love love
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Emerald-Beatle Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, im speechless, this is an amazing piece of art work, im guessing you used water paints :)
you are an AMAZING artist!!!
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Shelfcloud Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the light style here!
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SAMIGUY101 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Professional Photographer
This is DD material!!!
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:iconardillas:
Ardillas Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Professional Artist
I love this its both really sensitive - fragile - and really powerful at the same time :D great!
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13-08-97 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my God.....#:iconrainbowtearplz:
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:iconsedotoshiro:
SedoToshiro Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
gorgeous!! I love this piece :)
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:icongensanity:
gensanity Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
very cool
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:iconcarnegriff:
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you
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gensanity Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
np, thanks for sharing
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Svitavotara Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
Cool deviation! Yum...tea :D
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:iconcarnegriff:
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
ha.. cheers
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:iconbabydoll9527:
babydoll9527 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!
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:iconcarnegriff:
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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:iconwhitekawaiitiger:
whitekawaiitiger Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is absolutely beautiful :) love the colors :D
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:iconcarnegriff:
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconwhitekawaiitiger:
whitekawaiitiger Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ur welcome :D
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:iconazi-snowfire:
AZI-SnowFire Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student General Artist
well..this makes me wish I was your painting.. :)
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
:)
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googirl209 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012   General Artist
gosh this is really just stunning! I love your style it's so unique and the detailing is captivating! Great work!
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much
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somersetholmes Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
Beautiful work, love your original technique :clap:
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks
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:iconwhu-wei:
whu-wei Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
good god, these are stunning! Marilyn by any chance?
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks, not Marilyn though - although I can see the resemblance
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Ulfhednad Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely gorgeous work. You, sir, have an amazing gallery right there.
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much
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:iconxturtlina:
xTurtlina Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
This is amazing!! Oh, the details <3
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you
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TriciaS Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
So delicate!....The blue petals are exquisite!....The colours used make me feel very tranquil and peaceful...which I wasn't before I looked at it:D .Oh...it's radiant!!!.....
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much TriciaS
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:icontricias:
TriciaS Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
You're so welcome Mr Carnegriff!...:D
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Carne ;)
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TriciaS Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
:iconokayplz:Carne...:D
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denzelberg Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
wow nice
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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Yann29000 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
great i like the idea of "contrepoint" (or miror idea ? can't translate sorry );)
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you - I know what you mean ;)
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MuffinJH Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Student
NICE! :D I lyk it very much!
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks MuffinJH
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MuffinJH Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student
you're most welcome.. :D
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soul-burner Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
Damn beautiful, I love it.
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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casualKing Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
magic
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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