Landscapes – Watercolour, Gouache, Pencil, Ink Pen, Art App Media…

*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 →

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 →

Leaves, Hills and Valleys – in Gouache and Watercolour

Painted with gouache and a little watercolour, on Strathmore 300 gsm watercolour paper - 5” x 7”. Day 10 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I’m glad that gouache was an allowable part of this challenge. You can make lovely transparent washes with them, and also achieve a painterly look, similar to acrylics and oils.... Continue Reading →

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