*I draw and paint with my finger on the screen, rather than use a stylus. This drawing began as a quick sketch using a black "inktense" pencil. With a wet brush, I swished over it - turning it into lovely inky wash. There's a photo here, of a tiny print version of this drawing; taken from... Continue Reading →
Epic contrasts, gentle patterns - light shapes the world. © Janette Leeds Light falls across things in beautiful ways. *I draw and paint with my finger on the... Continue Reading →
Black water-soluble fineliner pen and watercolour on paper. This is from my homemade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku". I wrote, drew and painted them, quite a few years back. I enjoy sharing one here occasionally; a few left to share yet. 🙂 Have a great weekend.
There's a lot of chattering of pots and pans, every time I go to my saucepan drawers. Sometimes it's like all out war! I grab for a saucepan lid, and it's slid way up the back...I reach to get it and I'm - attacked by a metal grater, snapped at by saucepan handles and... Continue Reading →
This is from my handmade book called "Poems from Home: a collection of Illustrated Haiku". A collection I wrote and drew, a few years ago. I often find the look of everyday things: pegs, dishes on the kitchen sink, a pile of washing - their colours and shapes; are very appealing. As a mum of... Continue Reading →
This is another one of my illustrated poems, from my handmade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku". Given time, I plan to put them together as an ebook - which can also be printed - using a great app called "Book Creator". The terms: haiku, senryu, haiga; and their various definitions, I... Continue Reading →
I drew this quite a few years back, probably with a flurry..in a hurry; which was often the case, in a household with four young sons.(Young men now) I used a watercolour graphite pencil. Just a little water brushed on the line work, creates lovely grey washes. Today, as I looked at this drawing, tacked... Continue Reading →