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EDM art 6: Bristles

Some time during my school years I read a book on Frans Laarmans, an office clerk who decided to quit his job and start his own company. Full of optimism he started planning; his office equipment, all the tools he needed such as printing paper, letter heads, pens, everything he thought a successful busniness should have in his office. He was so frantically busy setting up all that office, that he never got around to what is really important, his business. This book made such an impression on me. So when I walk into an art store, picking up another watercolour brush or oil brush, or pen, I stop and ask myself…do I need it? Will it really turn me into the legendary artist of the 21st century?  Well, you all know THAT answer, because we are all at some time or another a Frans Laarmans, acquiring  one art tool after the other.In the end it comes down not to the amount of bristles you have, but to doing what needs to be done. But maybe…just maybe that Kolinksy brush in the art store will make my art soar…

..bristles on an art table..

watercolour and dip pen with ink in Daler rowney skatchbook, 21X29.7 cm

bristles-brushesà demain


13 responses

  1. OhmygoshIlovethisone!

    May 6, 2015 at 11:06 pm

  2. Mais vraiment:)

    May 6, 2015 at 11:07 pm

  3. Filled with life!

    May 6, 2015 at 11:32 pm

  4. annie

    Super, Ronelle!! Full of the enthusiasm of a good painting day, and full of the splatters I’d make on such a day. I love the negative spaces for glasses and quill and Eiffel Tower.

    May 7, 2015 at 1:41 am

    • Thank you annie…yay, you recognized my quills! 🙂

      May 7, 2015 at 2:19 pm

  5. Jen Chaudhry

    So true! Love your paintings Ronelle!!

    May 7, 2015 at 5:56 am

  6. oh i love this the colours, the drips and srops and penwork 🙂 fab!

    May 7, 2015 at 5:29 pm

  7. Gail Deptford

    Your drawings are terrific!

    October 11, 2015 at 6:41 pm

Tthank you for your visit and comment, II appreciate it!

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