Hello there, I’m Janette. I draw, paint, and occasionally write and illustrate poems - mostly haiku. I work in: watercolour, ink pen, pencil, acrylic...and sometimes, with my fingertip on an iPad. I live in lovely Australia. Thankful† Hope you enjoy your visit here!
Watercolour and ink pen, on recycled cotton paper, in one of my A5 “Nero” sketchbook/journals. The following collection of works are mainly in: ink pen, coloured pencil and watercolour... some in sketchbooks, and others on various types of paper. They are selected from my sketches I did in the past few months. I draw and paint... Continue Reading →
Landscape 1. The inspiration for these four landscapes comes from the countryside surrounding the little Australian country town, that I’m blessed to live in. Often the distant mountains are bright blue, and the sky’s blaze red in the sunsets, or sadly in the past, from bushfires... Landscape 2. I drew/painted these from memory, and a... Continue Reading →
A closer view of a drawing I shared in my last post. I drew it with the lovely, inky, “Zen Brush 3” media. As a mum of four boys - young men now - this is often a favourite subject matter. I make small A6 proof prints of some of my iPad art (and sometimes... Continue Reading →
I drew this with my fingertip in the latest update of the “Zen Brush” app, “Zen Brush 3”. I’ve long enjoyed the “Zen Brush” app, with it’s remarkable, inky media - both the blacks and greys in the the first edition; and the lovely reds and pinks available in the 2nd update. The ink can... Continue Reading →
I drew this with: gesenski ink, wet acrylic, 6B pencil and the smudge tool, in the Procreate app. My adventures in drawing on an iPad, began about seven years ago. Much of it, along with some of my art in traditional media, and a few of my illustrated poems, I’ve recorded here. I also built... Continue Reading →
A graphite drawing, with two prints. The original drawing is top right. I think the print at the bottom is closest to the original. Printed on cotton, (non inkjet) watercolour paper. I enjoy all the processes of creating my own prints from my art and have done so for many years, for: cards, stationery sets,... Continue Reading →
I 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. For the photo, I lay it under a black mat board, and may attach it properly with “Artist” tape, then put it in a black frame. I have a... Continue Reading →