*I painted this on A4 220gsm Canson drawing paper - it holds washes surprisingly well, for a drawing paper. I began with some quick lines using a “Faber-Castell, Dark Sepia Pitt” artist pen, and then added watercolour. These are a few of the many landscapes I’ve attempted in recent months. I’m finding this quite a... Continue Reading →
*Painted freehand on the iPad screen, with my finger, using: Gesinski ink, smudge tool and the ink bleed pen in the Procreate app. Available here. The Gesinski ink has a rather pleasant washy feel. In my recent return post I soon discovered my turning off “likes” experiment was not a great idea. I could see them... Continue Reading →
*This is a small watercolour I did in my 4” x 6” sketch journal. I added the dark bluish colour in Procreate. Available 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 this, thank you for... Continue Reading →
Watercolour, ink pen, and a little art app media. Available 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. Available here. I’ve also printed this picture in pigment ink, with my inkjet printer, on A3 Canson 220gsm paper. And applied some coloured pencil to it. Thoroughly enjoyed Inktober, and the opportunity to use lots of line work. Not that... 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 →
*Began with watercolour on Cold Pressed, 300gsm Arches watercolour paper. Then dabbed freehand with my finger, some art app media, in the Procreate app. Available here. This is Bob one of our dogs - Jack Russels - sitting on the couch. Probably hoping to hear those favourite words, “want to go for a walk”. Below... Continue Reading →
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 →