Welcome! I’m Janette. I draw and paint in various art media, and sometimes, with my fingertip on an iPad. Also I like to write and illustrate poems, mostly haiku. I live in lovely Australia. *You’ll find here, along with my art: info, ideas, creative ways...with both traditional and iPad art media. Thankful†

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Drew this with Neopastels 1 (non-watersoluble) and a little Neopastels 11 (watersoluble), on a small A6 piece of “Toned Blue, Mixed Media, 300gsm Strathmore paper. I placed it under this mat board for the photo, and may attach it properly with “Artist” tape, then put it in a black frame. I have a quite a... Continue Reading →

Gesinski ink in the Procreate app. I also used the smudge tool set to Gesinski ink to get a more painterly effect. It’s from my imagination and not so much from memory, but just wanting to create a sense of mystery. *There’s a tiny less work on the video, compared to the completed image above.... Continue Reading →

*Watercolour, ink pen, coloured pencil and white gouache, on Canson Montval 185gsm, cold press, watercolour paper. Drawn from memory and imagination. This is on a small A6 page from one of my handmade sketchbooks. I continue to tackle landscapes. They certainly lend themselves to some fun with abstraction. At the moment I’m interested in experimenting with... Continue Reading →

Recent Face Drawings: Watercolour, Inkpen, Coloured Pencil, Art App Media… and a P.S Note

*Watercolour, inkpen, graphite pencil and coloured pencil, on Canson 220 drawing paper: approx. 10cm x 15cm. I did this one a few months ago. I’ve always drawn faces, since childhood - usually women. It’s often my “go to” when I’m trying out some art media ideas, and also I find it quite relaxing.   A... Continue Reading →

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