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Overgrown by Carnegriff Overgrown by Carnegriff
Overgrown - Ink and tea on full imperial size watercolour paper
by Carne Griffiths - www.carnegriffiths.com

Model - Lisa Stefaniak - [link]

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paula-the-cat Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
that is so cool ! 
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Esiuquite Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student General Artist
I wish I had as much astounding talent as you. This looks great!
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sentientmaster Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If I go on at this rate, your whole gallery will be in my fav's, exactly how long would this take you to do time wise from start to finish, again, thank you, cheers, Mike.
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This piece was 8 hrs
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sentientmaster Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow!, only 8 hrs, thats fantastic, so do you start with the face and doodle over it or how do you do these, there seems to be a lot of signatures or writing on them do they just pop out at random or are they all pre-planned.
I only ask as years ago I used to do doodles that went in all directions but if you looked with a magnifying glass you could see tiny perfectly formed letters within each line that spelt words if you followed the lines, your work reminded me so much of them, but yours are much more beautiful.
I absolutely love your work, cheers, Mike.
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Look up automatic writing and drawing - I studied the works of the early surrealists quite heavily - these influences were a huge influence on my work.
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sentientmaster Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I thought they looked a little like my old automatic drawing figures, its amazing how many future events you can find in them, though I did feel at one point as if I was losing it, so I stopped, when I did, I found my actual drawing skills had got better.
So do you do it then decorate after or let it all just develop, whatever you do my friend, they are excellent art, cheers, Mike.
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I mix the very figurative with the exploratory drawing but each comes and goes - there are no real stages to the work - just go with the feeling
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sentientmaster Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi there Carne, its exceptional artwork, however you do it, and I'm definitely a fan of yours, cheers, Mike.
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Carnegriff Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks Mike
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