I began this painting with a brown watersoluble “Neocolor” crayon, applied with a flourish (and without much of a plan) onto A4 cotton watercolour paper. Then added watercolour and gouache. I used a tiny bit of coloured pencil here and there. The paper texture was a little rougher than I usually like to use for... Continue Reading →
*I began this with inkpen, on A5 Cotton paper, then added watercolour and gouache. These are a few more works from recent months. I often draw faces, usually women, and have done so since childhood. Occasionally I’ve drawn portraits for people, but these days I prefer to mostly draw faces from memory (not of anyone... Continue Reading →
*Watercolour and pencil in my 13cm x 16cm Khadi cotton sketchbook. Hi, back from my annual blogging break. Over the past few months since my last post, I’ve finished, and nearly finished quite a lot of artwork/play. Just a few sketches here today; plan to do another post shortly. I’ve also continued to sharpen my... Continue Reading →
This is drawn freehand, from memory and imagination with: ink pen, Gesinski ink, and a bit of smudging with the smudge tool, in the Procreate app. A quick sketch...then as I refine it a little I try to leave in some of the lively initial marks; an approach I generally use whether on paper or the... Continue Reading →
I drew this with my fingertip in the latest update of the “Zen Brush” app, “Zen Brush 3”. I’ve long enjoyed the “Zen Brush” app, with it’s remarkable, inky media - both the blacks and greys in the the first edition; and the lovely reds and pinks available in the 2nd update. The ink can... Continue Reading →
Explorations – Watercolour, Pencil, iPad drawings, Art Prints….
Inkpen and graphite pencil in one of my sketchbooks. This is an 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 →
Recent Face Drawings: Watercolour, Inkpen, Coloured Pencil, Art App Media… and a P.S Note
*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 →
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