7″ × 5″ charcoal, coffee and pen on paper

A quick little sketch for our “drawing from life” session this morning at the Laidley Art Society. Nothing fancy but I like the simplicity of it so decided to upload it :)

Original available for sale


dianne ilka, coffee, gumnuts, sketch, brown, coffee painting

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  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 2 years ago

    Beautiful sketch Dianne!

  • Thanks Maree! I was actually not too sure if I should even put them on redbubble. I’m so glad that you like them :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Dani D.
    Dani D.over 2 years ago

    Love it too, so expressive.

  • Thankyou! It was fun doing something from real life for a change

    – Dianne Ilka

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 2 years ago

    I love gumnuts and this is a beautiful drawing . Love the use of coffee….looks great.

  • Thanks Lisa! I couldn’t resist the coffee :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 2 years ago

    glad you did Dianne…it is simply divine…I always enjoy viewing your coffee paintings…

  • Thanks Linda :) it was fun doing a picture that was never intended to be anything “special”. There’s no pressure and sometimes you end up with a pleasant surprise

    – Dianne Ilka

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 2 years ago

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Nice sketch!

  • Thanks Cindy

    – Dianne Ilka

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 2 years ago


    You have been featured in “THE PEN & INK CORNER”

  • Thankyou so much! I really appreciate it :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Steven  Sandner
    Steven Sandnerover 2 years ago

    Lovely framing and processing mate! absolutely fantastic! :)

  • Thanks Steven!

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Bumchkin
    Bumchkinover 2 years ago

    love this! :)

  • Thankyou so much :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Alison Hill
    Alison Hillover 2 years ago

    I love this, you are incredibly talented!!!

  • Thankyou so much for such a lovely comment :)

    – Dianne Ilka

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