*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 face... 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 →
As in my Koala drawing, I drew this Kookaburra with a graphite pencil on 300gsm, “Reeves medium surface” watercolour paper, and then scanned it in with the “Scanner Pro” app. And again I used the “artist crayon” and “pencil” in the Procreate app, to add (freehand) the colour work; which gives it a lovely pastel... Continue Reading →
I painted this (freehand, with my finger) using the “old brush” in the Procreate app, and also used the smudge tool set to “old brush”. There is a delightful, soft “feel” to the paint, and the smudge tool. Though I’ve explored this app for a while, I’m yet to try all it’s brushes, pens and... Continue Reading →
“Woman in a Red Blouse”. Drawn with my finger in the Crayon Style app, with a little more work using the smudge tool and art media, in Procreate. Below is the inkjet print I did of it on Premio Kozo paper - to which I added a touch of yellow pencil, and graphite pencil on... Continue Reading →