This is another in my series of fire fighter helmet paintings. It is painted with 18th century reproduction watercolor paint on Arches 140# paper. I had a tough time with the lettering so I used Noodler’s Brown ink in a fountain pen to block it in.
Featured in Art Up Close group in September 2009.
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Excellent work Ken! I love the colours you use. They certainly assist in making your work really distinctive.
Thanks Lynda! Hopefully I am beginning to develop a recognizable style. I appreciate your kind words.
CONGRATULATIONS! This work has been featured in the ‘Art Up Close’ group
Thanks Lynda! It is an honor to be featured in the “Art Up Close” group.
Hi Ken,Congratulation on your work being featured this week. I look forward to following your other works in the future.
Thank you very much! I appreciate the sentiment.
Congratulations of being featured this week. I totally understand the difficulty of painting the letters. Job well done.
Thank you so much Angela. I need to work on steadying my hand….but, I refuse to give up coffee to do it! Thanks for your comments.
Congrats, Ken. Wonderful work. And yes, you have already achieved a very recognizable style.
Thanks Marsha! I appreciate your encouraging words.
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