*This is a small watercolour I did in my 4” x 6” sketch journal. I added the dark bluish colour in Procreate. Available as an Art card here. Hi, I’m back! Which I wasn’t sure would be the case - and to those of you who follow or subscribe to my art posts, and are reading... Continue Reading →
Watercolour, ink pen, and a little art app media. Available as an Art card here. Enjoyed doing this flower series... may start another one. Enjoy your weekend!
Ink pen, Inktense block washes, some pencil work, and gouache - on A4 Quill Kraft paper. I’ve also printed this mixed media drawing in pigment ink, with my inkjet printer, on A3 Canson 220gsm paper; and applied some coloured pencil to it. I thoroughly enjoyed Inktober, and the opportunity to use lots of line work -... Continue Reading →
Ink pen with Inktense block washes, watercolour and a little pencil work; on A5 watercolour paper. Border was put on in the Book Creator app. At the last minute, I drew in a vertical black line at the back on the left; then I felt happier with the composition. Things still tilt a bit far... Continue Reading →
Began with a quick sketch, using a black Uni pin fine line, pigment ink pen, on Mi-Teintes warm brown, 160gsm pastel paper. Added some colour with Inktense block washes, then added coloured pencil and graphite pencil. Softened the face a little with the smudge tool in the Procreate app, and applied a few more white... Continue Reading →
Pears are another favourite subject matter of mine; these are sitting, in a shallow dish on our dining table. I usually make a display of them there; as much to draw them, as to eat them. I love their shapes and colours; the way they lean into each other, and with their elegant stems arching... Continue Reading →
It’s not long before I return to drawing a woman’s face; a favourite subject matter since my youth. I share more about it here. The ink pen in the Sketches (Tayasui) app, has a lovely inky feel. I also did a copy of it on paper, using a “Uni-ball”, and “Artline Calligraphy” ink pen. Another... Continue Reading →
It’s the “Inktober” challenge this month. However, after doing 31 watercolours, in 31 days for the “WorldWatercolourMonth” challenge, I’ve decided to partake of this challenge in a more limited way. It’s not so much the drawing and painting daily (as most days I usually do some kind of art) as the posting online in various... Continue Reading →