Some Landscape Sketches

*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 →

Flowers 1.Y

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 →

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 →

Flower Friends

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 →

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