*A play with the delightful Gesinski Ink in Procreate. I also used the smudge tool, set to Gesinski Ink, and swished it over some areas. This adds a further painterly effect. I plan to do a print of it. I think a textured watercolour paper would suit this image. Firstly, as is my usual practice,... Continue Reading →

At the Quarry

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 →

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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