A bit of a play, on a piece of 4” x 6”, 290gsm Canson canvas paper, with watercolours, and little bit of gouache. Both mediums worked well on this paper. I drew over the paint with a few ink pen lines for some definition. No pilling...the washes lay longer on the surface than with watercolour... Continue Reading →
I’m doing more gouache painting lately, and I thought I’d also try gouache in Procreate on the iPad. I like the smooth, soft feel of gouache in this app - I also used the pencil for a few details around the woman’s eyes. I could get it to a fine point, even though I’m using... Continue Reading →
*Began this with quick graphite pencil lines, did a little shading....then added some coloured pencil work, watercolour washes, and a little gouache. These are drawn from memory and imagination. I like to begin something with a rush of linework, whether I have visual information to work from or not. It’s kind of fun not knowing exactly... Continue Reading →
*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. The Gesinski ink has a rather pleasant washy feel. Watercolour, gouache and coloured pencil on 300gsm tan Strathmore mixed media paper. This paper is lovely, even though it does have some odd... Continue Reading →
Watercolour, ink pen, and a little art app media. Available as an Art card here. Enjoyed doing this flower series... may start another one. Enjoy your weekend!
Watercolour, gouache, Inktense pencil, and graphite pencil, on Art Spectrum, textured A4 “Draw and Wash” paper. Day 30 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. Began with an idea, and a quick trip around the paper with a black Inktense paper. Then brushed on washes of watercolour, and a little white gouache - mostly on the... Continue Reading →