Yes it's Thursday again, and we all know what that means, it's time for episode five of "Fruit i inked today!"
Well my little fruit bats, this week i have not only travelled afar to get my fruit, but have also risked the most dangerous parts of this country to get it too!!! I jest ye not my fruity friends, this week i travelled a monstous thirteen miles to get achieve my fruity goal. The place i got it from, is one of the roughest parts of this area,not ideal for an afternoon stroll put it this way!
However i had it on good authority that there were plenty of foreign food shops there which supplied nice fruit. So off i went.
May i just say, that i put my fruit inking mission above many other things so as not to let you down. Example: Whilst in this less than desirable place where i brought the fruit, i was approached by a lady who was obviously recognised a "business oppurtunity" with me, and shall we say that this lady probably did most of her business at night.....hmmm say no more! I politely declined the offer whilst trying hard to stop going a lighter shade of scarlet.......and carried on relentlesly on my fruit mission!
Thats dedication for you people!.......and a lesson to anyone who wants to stop me and ask "Are you busy love?" Whilst i'm trying to find fruit to ink!!! (Plus Maddy can do with embossing tools what Ninja's do with throwing stars....so it really wasn't a viable option.)
Just kidding Maddy :) xxx
SHUT UP WAFFLING CALV! i hear you say.....so heres what i inked today!!!! A bunch of dates!!!
As soon as i saw these i just knew i had to ink them! I have never seen dates like this before, the only dates i'd seen before this was the brown sticky ones you eat at xmas. This is what they looked like before they were inked......
I have to say that these were an ablsoute pleasure to ink. Even more than the melon last week. Very hard, and smooth enough to get some nice colours going on them.
Some turned out better than others, but over all i was very pleased with the result. The difference in results for each date made this all the more arty. When i added the different colours, neat from the bottle, they mixed so well anyway, but when i added mixative they just mingled and fizzed away until i got what i wanted.
Fruitinkability factor? Great! In fact, this week i'm going to give these a fruitinkablity rating of 7!!! Yes it was that good. The close-up above shows just how nice the colours turned out.
Thanks everyone, maybe next week i'll look for fruit in a more upmarket area. Much safer!