*Began with graphite pencil, on approx. 12cm x 17cm - 5” x 7” Canson 220gsm paper; with a little white oil pastel to provide some highlights. It’s only when adding the watercolour washes, that I could clearly see where I’d applied the oil pastel - which was part of the fun. I also used a... Continue Reading →
A bit of a play, on a piece of 4” x 6”, 290gsm Canson canvas paper. It took the watercolours, and little bit of gouache quite well. Drew over the paint with a few ink pen lines for some definition. No pilling...the washes lay longer on the surface than with watercolour paper. This can make... Continue Reading →
*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 →
It’s the “Inktober” challenge this month. However, after doing 31 watercolours, in 31 days for the “WorldWatercolourMonth” challenge, I’ve decided to partake of this challenge in a more limited way. It’s not so much the drawing and painting daily (as most days I usually do some kind of art) as the posting online in various... Continue Reading →
Watercolour and graphite pencil, on 300gsm Arches paper.Size: 3.5” x 2.5”. Put on the tan border in the Book Creator app. Day 27 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I began with a bit of a drawing in graphite pencil, and then washed on the watercolour. A fun little painting to do! Thanks for visiting.
Watercolour, gouache and a touch of pencil on a 2.5” x 3.5”, 300gsm watercolour card. Day 15 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. This tiny painting took so long! Occasionally I used a magnifying glass, particularly on the mother’s face. However, when I thought I was finished and took a photo, this further magnified... Continue Reading →
Watercolour and watersoluble graphite pencil on Strathmore 300gsm watercolour card. Size: approx. 6cm x 9cm. Aqua-mini Sennelier watercolour set. Day 5 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I bought 50 of these blank ACEO sized cards a couple of years ago; a tiny format popular with some artists. I love miniature art; and I plan to... Continue Reading →