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† If you would... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →

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 →

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