Epic contrasts, gentle patterns - light shapes the world. © Janette Leeds *I draw and paint with my finger on the screen, rather than use a stylus. Light... Continue Reading →
Black water-soluble fineliner pen and watercolour on paper. This is from my homemade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku". I wrote, drew and painted them, quite a few years back. I enjoy sharing one here occasionally; a few left to share yet. 🙂 Have a great weekend.
There's a lot of chattering of pots and pans, every time I go to my saucepan drawers. Sometimes it's like all out war! I grab for a saucepan lid, and it's slid way up the back...I reach to get it and I'm - attacked by a metal grater, snapped at by saucepan handles and... Continue Reading →
This is from my handmade book called "Poems from Home: a collection of Illustrated Haiku". A collection I wrote and drew, a few years ago. I often find the look of everyday things: pegs, dishes on the kitchen sink, a pile of washing - their colours and shapes; are very appealing. As a mum of... Continue Reading →
This is another one of my illustrated poems, from my handmade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku". Given time, I plan to put them together as an ebook - which can also be printed - using a great app called "Book Creator". The terms: haiku, senryu, haiga; and their various definitions, I... Continue Reading →
This is another one of my illustrated haiku from my handmade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku." I painted the watercolour on paper and wrote the haiku, quite a few years back. About the Scan and Arrangement of My Haiku and Watercolour. Used the "Scanner Pro" app to scan in my watercolour.... Continue Reading →
I did this watercolour and wrote the words quite a few years back. I scanned it in using the "Scanner Pro" app on my iPad, and then took it into the "Phonto" app to type in my haiku. I call this picture and haiku; an illustrated haiku, rather than a haiga. In a haiga the... Continue Reading →