Began with a quick sketch, using a black Uni pin fine line, pigment ink pen, on Mi-Teintes warm brown, 160gsm pastel paper. I prefer not to use a pencil drawing underneath. Added some colour with Inktense block washes, then added coloured pencil and graphite pencil. Softened the face a little with the smudge tool in... 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 →
Watercolour, Inktense block colour, graphite pencil, on Strathmore 300gsm 5” x 7” watercolour paper. For the underlying drawing I used a brush that I continually swished over a black Derwent Inktense block. I so enjoy the vivid colours of the Inktense pencils I use, that I recently purchased a set of 12 Inktense blocks, with... Continue Reading →
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, 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 →
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.
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.
Watercolour, graphite pencil, watersoluble pencils, on 4” x 6” Arches 300gsm, watercolour paper. Day 26 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. These are rocky outcrops along the edges of our local creek, in an area called “the Quarry”. It’s a popular swimming spot, with quite clean, clear water...though the colour of the water may not... Continue Reading →