Effervescently Thank You

Watercolour and graphite pencil, on Strathmore 300gsm 5” x 7”, cold pressed watercolour paper. Day 31 - and the final day of the World Watercolour Month challenge! This vase of wattle sits in the corner of our local cafe, and greets me with effervescent waves of yellow, and blue-greens... I welcome it with washes of watercolour,... Continue Reading →

Watercolour, Inktense pencil, and gouache on canvas: size approx. 10cm x 10cm - 4” x 4”. Day 29 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. This is not yet a finished painting, and it’s not one I’m particularly pleased with. However, as is often the case, there’s aspects I like, and I learn something.  The focus... Continue Reading →

A Tango of Gumleaves and Flowers

Watercolour, watersoluble pencil, graphite pencil, on Art Spectrum A4 210gsm textured “Draw and Wash” paper. Day 28 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. A lively bunch, caught in paint and pencil! Thanks for stopping by.  

Bright Flowers – Watercolour

Watercolour and graphite pencil, on 300gsm Arches paper.Size: 3.5” x 2.5”. Put on the tan border in the Book Creator app. Day 27 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I began with a bit of a drawing in graphite pencil, and then washed on the watercolour. A fun little painting to do! Thanks for visiting.

Flower Blues

Watercolour, watersoluble Inktense pencil in “bright blue”, black coloured pencil and a little gouache. On 5” x 7” Strathmore hot pressed 300gsm watercolour paper. Put on a tan border in the Book Creator app. Day 22 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. Began with a blue Inktense pencil drawing, washed over it with water, and added... Continue Reading →

Finding Flowers – Watercolour and Gouache

  Watercolour, gouache, watersoluble Inktense pencil, on Strathmore hot pressed 300gsm paper. Size: 3.5” x 5”. I put the border on in the Book Creator app. Day 21 of the World Watercolour Month challenge.  I wet the paper a little and splashed on some flower like colours and patterns. With the flower and leaf shapes... Continue Reading →

Flower Muddles – Watercolour and Gouache

The pic above is in gouache and watercolour, on Canson 290gsm A4 Canvas paper. Below is gouache and watercolour over an ink pen drawing, on Art Spectrum 210gsm smooth, Draw and Wash paper. Day 16 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. Both of these paintings didn’t quite work. I’m mainly bothered by their compositions; cropped them... Continue Reading →

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