Inkpen and graphite pencil in one of my sketchbooks. This is a inkjet print I did of it, on Canson 220 drawing paper. A gallery of works further along. Over the years, I’ve continually tacked up my artworks: sketches, poems, watercolours... usually in the kitchen. As a mum of four boys (young men now) this... 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 →
Drawn freehand, with my fingertip, using the delightful swishy Gesinski ink, in the Procreate app. I also used the smudge tool set to Gesinski ink, and some pencil in the app. I have a selection below of some of the many sketching, paintings and dabblings, from the past few months. After viewing my sketches/paintings...(I tack... 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 →
There’s much I’m investigating and experimenting with lately. Lots of mixed media work on paper, and little on canvas, and in between it all some work on the iPad - good fun! It’s wonderful to have some work on the go, and ideas percolating, awaiting a brush or pen. And so exciting when they get... Continue Reading →
I drew this with an “Artline” pen, (a type of pen I’ve enjoyed using for years) from a photo I took of rocks by a running stream, at a local swimming spot. I brushed over the lines with water - part of the fun is not knowing how the ink will spread. After scanning it in... Continue Reading →
Freehand drawn - with my finger - on the iPad. I used a brown paper surface, and: paint, pencil and smudge tools, in the Art Set Pro app. Have a great weekend!
I've mentioned about placing a video here of me (at least of my finger) drawing and painting on the iPad. Finally, I've (ok, my hand) has made it to the big, or rather the small screen. You may have seen videos of artists, swishing about with their media, with great mood music playing in the background,... Continue Reading →