*Watercolour and inkpen. This first small painting is of a bunch of gumleaves I picked and placed in a glass vase on the kitchen windowsill. They were quite dry (like our weather around here) and formed intriguing sculptural shapes. Another Gumleave painting here. Below, a windowsill view with fruit - drawn from memory and imagination.... Continue Reading →

A Few Faces and other Recent Artwork

*This is printed with fade resistant, pigment ink, on my inkjet printer, on Arches 300gsm, hot press, watercolour paper. It began as a quick pencil sketch, which I scanned into my iPad with the Scanner Pro app, then took into Procreate, to add more media. Below is the beginning small pencil sketch, from memory and... Continue Reading →

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 →

Ink pen, and a Mix of Media.

Began with a quick sketch, using a black Uni pin fine line, pigment ink pen, on Mi-Teintes warm brown, 160gsm pastel paper. Added some colour with Inktense block washes, then added coloured pencil and graphite pencil. Softened the face a little with the smudge tool in the Procreate app, and applied a few more white... Continue Reading →

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