Allsorts of Temptation – 8×11 inch artwork, done with scratch art, inktense pencils and coloured pencil on Ampersand Scratchbord. Reference photo was my own (had to be quick though – my family gobbled the evidence before I had even printed out the photo!!!)


karen hull, scratch art, scratchboard, scraperboard, realism in scratch art, scratch art and colour, scratchboard and coloured pencil, scratchboard and inktense pencils, lollies, confectionary, licorice allsorts, food in art

Full time artist and illustrator, specialising in realistic images in a range of mediums, but particularly favouring coloured pencils.

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  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 1 year ago

    Wow Karen! You have such amazing skills!!!! I can hardly believe my eyes!!! (Are you a member of Women Painters)? I should go and take a look, but if you are not a member PLEASE join!

  • Lynda you’re a darling! I just joined Women Painters and thank you so much for pointing me towards it. These days when I do get on the computer it seems to be FB that takes up all my time so I don’t get to browse groups much. This looks like a wonderful group!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonover 1 year ago

    I love the colours in this and the dark background and I so want one……… this is making me so hungry, I love liquorice allsorts. Beautiful image :o)x

  • Thank you so much as always Josie – I haven’t had them for years either, but gee we enjoyed them once the reference photos were taken :) xx

    – Karen Hull

  • phillipcmiller
    phillipcmillerover 1 year ago

    Oh what fun! Incredible glass bowl!

  • Thank you heaps Phillip – I had such fun with that bowl!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 1 year ago

    Gorgeous work!

  • Thank you so much Cindy!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Hannah Fenton-Williams
    Hannah Fenton-...over 1 year ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature Hannah – I am truly honoured!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 1 year ago

    I was POSITIVE that this was a photograph! Truly amazing…..I haven’t had Licorice All Sorts in years.. I remember they were very tasty!

  • Aren’t you lovely Heather – thank you so much… They still are very tasty by the way – maybe you should treat yourself :)

    – Karen Hull

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 1 year ago

    Wow the detail is amazing Karen! fabulous … are you sure this is not the photo lol…hope you managed to have one yourself! a yummy work of art x

  • You’re a darling Linda – don’t worry – I grabbed a few before I gave the green light to the family to tuck in and once I did that, they were gone in a flash!!!!! Xxx

    – Karen Hull

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 1 year ago

    Can’t get them in the US…. I ate them as a child in England!

  • My husband actually said that to me Heather – that the people from the US may not know what they are and I scoffed at him and said everyone knew what licorice allsorts were, so there you go!!!

    – Karen Hull

  • Evita
    Evitaover 1 year ago

    Beautiful work !!!

    Click on the link below to view your feature and congratulate your fellow artists
    The Art Of Still Life ~FEATURES ~ March 1st 2013

  • Thank you so much for the feature Evita – I am truly honoured!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Jay Gross
    Jay Grossover 1 year ago

    Congratulations. This work is Featured in the Artists of Still Life group.

    Jay (host)
  • Thank you so very much for the feature Jay – I feel truly honoured!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

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