Rich Berry
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  • Kansas City, MO
  • United States

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Sagging with age

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Dock in the alley, St. Joseph, Missouri

"Mary Rogers, Thank you for the comment. To answer you on the bricks, I worked on them off and on for a little over a week. By the way, I love St. Joe. And thanks to all for the comments and the continued support of my work."
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Dock in the alley, St. Joseph, Missouri

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Dock in the alley, St. Joseph, Missouri

"fantastic painting so much detail Rich"
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Dock in the alley, St. Joseph, Missouri

"Fantastic detail work, Rich! I can't imagine how long it took to do those bricks! Very nicely done. By the way, I was raised in St. Joseph, Mo. so what a surprise to see your title here. "
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Dock in the alley, St. Joseph, Missouri

Pen and ink, ink washes. 14 x 18 inches. I was thinking about the style of Edward Hopper with this.
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'52 Kaiser hood ornament

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At 4:32pm on March 16, 2017, John Andreou said…

Hi Rich - glad to have your friendship buddy and I am very impressed with your artwork too.

take care, John  

At 5:32pm on February 2, 2017, Paul Alan Roth said…

Hi Rich,

AMAZING works!

At 11:28am on December 8, 2016, Lamoine Dionne said…

I have been perusing your gallery and like all the various subjects you employ. All are great and so well done, they sure keep a viewer's interest.  Lamoine

At 5:16am on September 10, 2016, Mark Bedwell said…

That sure is a fine collection of guitars you have there Rich. I'm liking the Nationals, but I'm most envious of the handmade acoustic. It's something which I've always wanted to have done....but never did.

Like you, I used to have quite a collection, but these days I only have my acoustics.........an ancient Epiphone which has been hot rodded, a 500 series Taylor, and a very recent addition, a Big Baby Taylor (superb).

The very best guitar I've ever owned was a 1962 maple Fender Strat, which was as perfect a Strat that I'd ever come across (if a little heavy). Anyway, it was about the only guitar I regretted selling.  

At 4:18am on September 9, 2016, Mark Bedwell said…

Thanks for the tips on acrylic ink Rich...........As for the fountain pens, you recommended the Preppy and Plasir to me before, and now a Plasir/Preppy hybrid is what I use. I think they're great little pens.........and cheap!

I've just ordered a Noodler's Creeper to draw with using ink washes, which actually works. 

At 4:33am on September 7, 2016, Mark Bedwell said…

Thanks for the pen info Rich.........one of the bugbears with dip pens (especially the finer nibs), is their tendency to catch on the paper, making them a bit scritchy to use. If I could, then I'd draw with nothing but a fountain pen, as I find them an absolute joy to use.

When using acrylic ink, can the fact that acrylics dry out pretty quick, cause the nib to block up?

Keep on inspiring us with your brilliant pen & ink pics Rich.......don't ever stop.

At 4:27am on September 6, 2016, Mark Bedwell said…

Btw, I know that you play guitar and that in your avi you're playing a Gibson. I also play, and just out of curiosity I was wondering if you own any other guitars, and if so, what've  you got?

At 3:22am on September 6, 2016, Mark Bedwell said…

Thanks for the compliments Rich, they genuinely give me a real boost.

OK then.......firstly, it was seeing your artwork which inspired me to try working with ink.....especially pen & ink.

If I'm going to use washes in a pic I'll use Jackson's waterproof Indian ink, and use a dip pen for outlines and heavier cross hatching. I'll also sometimes use Copic SP micro pens for finer cross hatching and 'shading' effects. I only use the Copic's sparingly, because I find that the pitt ink used in them is a bit dull and not as vibrant as Indian ink.

If I'm going to do a pure pen & ink drawing (no washes), then I use kit which you recommended to me..........a Plasir/Preppy hybrid fountain pen, and Noodler's Heart of Darkness ink.

Sometimes I don't use pens at all........if it's purely a wash pic, then I just use cheap synthetic brushes.

Hope this was of some help.

At 5:43am on July 18, 2015, David Hawkes said…
Your welcome Rich. Just keep them coming..
At 4:41pm on December 29, 2014, Angie Harrison said…

I could post a like on most all of your work!  it is amazing to see how you have progressed since your first post in 2011!  We share a common love for music, old barns and vintage autos!  Look forward to seeing more!

 
 
 

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