*Watercolour, ink pen, with colour pencil. I drew this on a A6, piece of 200gsm Reeves, “responsibly sourced”, acid free drawing paper. This has a lovely surface for both wet and dry art media, and compares well with some of the other more expensive brands I use. Most of these sketches were inspired by walks... Continue Reading →
*Dark Sepia Ink pen, Coloured pencil, Inktense Ink, graphite pencil and Watercolour. Size approx. 10cm x 15cm. These are Australian King Parrots - though not an exact rendering. We have them, and many other birds visiting us daily. I’m yet to correctly identify and name them all; though it’s certainly on my “to do”... Continue Reading →
*The beginnings of a work on A3 size watercolour paper: charcoal pencil, acrylic and gouache... Back from my annual blogging break. When I left I mentioned the fires that were already burning - they continued on...with with many more to follow. My overseas visitors may well have heard about this on the news. Sadly, so... Continue Reading →
Drawn freehand, with my fingertip, using the delightful swishy Gesinski ink, in the Procreate app. I also used the smudge tool set to Gesinski ink, and some pencil in the app. I have a selection below of some of the many sketching, paintings and dabblings, from the past few months. After viewing my sketches/paintings...(I tack... Continue Reading →
Drawn freehand, with a dip of my fingertip, into some pretty colours in the Procreate app. In this app I used: gesinski ink, pencil, and the smudge tool set to gesinski ink.
With all the flourishing of lines, and whooshing down of watercolour lately, I’m not sure If I did washes first in this one, or the ink pen, a bit of both I think... I used the “Kuretake Gansai Tambi” watercolours, I bought a little while back. Love the large pans of colour. I used the Scanner... Continue Reading →
*Dark sepia, Faber Castell artist pen, Inktense block and watercolour washes, drawn in a favourite A4 sketch journal. Painted with watercolour and a black Pentel Brush pen in my A4 journal. They began as seperate pieces, but seem to work well together. Drawn with my finger, using the lovely ink in the Zen Brush 2... Continue Reading →