Flowers 1.Y

Watercolour, Inktense block colour, graphite pencil, on Strathmore 300gsm 5” x 7” watercolour paper. For the underlying drawing I used a brush that I continually swished over a black Derwent Inktense block. I so enjoy the vivid colours of the Inktense pencils I use, that I recently purchased a set of 12 Inktense blocks, with... Continue Reading →

Flowers 1.X

Drawn (freehand) with: pencil, ink bleed, turpentine, and gesinski ink in the Procreate app. More flowers for my flower series. As much as I love working in watercolours and other traditional media, I continue to enjoy my visits back to drawing freehand on the iPad. The art app media I use prints up well on my... Continue Reading →

Effervescently Thank You

Watercolour and graphite pencil, on Strathmore 300gsm 5” x 7”, cold pressed watercolour paper. Day 31 - and the final day of the World Watercolour Month challenge! This vase of wattle sits in the corner of our local cafe, and greets me with effervescent waves of yellow, and blue-greens... I welcome it with washes of watercolour,... Continue Reading →

Flower Friends

Watercolour, gouache, Inktense pencil, and graphite pencil, on Art Spectrum, textured A4 “Draw and Wash” paper. Day 30 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. Began with an idea, and a quick trip around the paper with a black Inktense paper. Then brushed on washes of watercolour, and a little white gouache - mostly on the... Continue Reading →

Watercolour, Inktense pencil, and gouache on canvas: size approx. 10cm x 10cm - 4” x 4”. Day 29 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. This is not yet a finished painting, and it’s not one I’m particularly pleased with. However, as is often the case, there’s aspects I like, and I learn something.  The focus... Continue Reading →

Bright Flowers – Watercolour

Watercolour and graphite pencil, on 300gsm Arches paper.Size: 3.5” x 2.5”. Put on the tan border in the Book Creator app. Day 27 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I began with a bit of a drawing in graphite pencil, and then washed on the watercolour. A fun little painting to do! Thanks for visiting.

At the Quarry

Watercolour, graphite pencil, watersoluble pencils, on 4” x 6” Arches 300gsm, watercolour paper. Day 26 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. These are rocky outcrops along the edges of our local creek, in an area called “the Quarry”.   It’s a popular swimming spot, with quite clean, clear water...though the colour of the water may not... Continue Reading →

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