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 →
*Watercolour, inkpen, graphite pencil and coloured pencil, on Canson 220 drawing paper: approx. 10cm x 15cm. I did this one a few months ago. I’ve always drawn faces, since childhood - usually women. It’s often my “go to” when I’m trying out some art media ideas, and also I find it quite relaxing. A... Continue Reading →
My perusal (or perhaps pear - rusal) of pears continues; a long time favourite subject matter. And as in this previous post here, an opportunity for more word play. I began this drawing “Pear-lescent” freehand with my fingertip, in the Art Set Pro app; and then finished it in Procreate. Below, adding more media in Procreate. As... Continue Reading →
A quick sketch in ink pen, with washes of watercolour. Inspired by a vase of Lilies on the dining table. Enjoy your day!
The third and final - at least for now - in this series of Australian native wildlife drawings. I used the graphite pencil again on the “Reeves” 300gsm medium tooth, watercolour paper. And also applied freehand art app media in the Procreate app, to create a pastel looking finish. *Below is a video of the... Continue Reading →