*Painted with acrylics and Inktense ink mixed with acrylic mediums, on 11” x 14” (about 27cm x 35cm) canvases. I painted with lots of thin glazes - a technique which I commonly used years ago. These two are not all together successful, but some aspects of catching the light effects were passable. I’m pretty keen... Continue Reading →

I began this with a swift drawing (from memory and imagination) using a thick water-soluble graphite crayon - “Lyra 9B” - and added some ink pen lines, watercolour, and a little white gouache. It’s on a medium A4 size, cold pressed watercolour paper - a “Born” brand, “custom made by James Cropper”. More textured than... Continue Reading →

This is drawn freehand, from memory and imagination with: ink pen, Gesinski ink, and a bit of smudging with the smudge tool, in the Procreate app. A quick sketch...then as I refine it a little I try to leave in some of the lively initial marks; an approach I generally use whether on paper or the... Continue Reading →

Watercolour and ink pen, on recycled cotton paper, in one of my A5 “Nero” sketchbook/journals. The following collection of works are mainly in: ink pen, coloured pencil and watercolour... some in sketchbooks, and others on various types of paper. They are selected from my sketches I did in the past few months. I draw and paint... Continue Reading →

A Few Drawings

The initial drawing I did quickly with a black ink brush pen. It’s fun to work speedily, not quite knowing where marks will land...I can always use a little gouache to fix bits up later. I then added watercolour and pencil. It’s little smaller than “4 x 6”...I think a touch more red in it... Continue Reading →

*Watercolour, ink pen, coloured pencil and white gouache, on Canson Montval 185gsm, cold press, watercolour paper. Drawn from memory and imagination. This is on a small A6 page from one of my handmade sketchbooks. I continue to tackle landscapes. They certainly lend themselves to some fun with abstraction. At the moment I’m interested in experimenting with... Continue Reading →

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