There’s much I’m investigating and experimenting with lately. Lots of mixed media work on paper, and little on canvas, and in between it all some work on the iPad - good fun! It’s wonderful to have some work on the go, and ideas percolating, awaiting a brush or pen. And so exciting when they get... Continue Reading →
Watercolour, ink pen, and a little art app media. Available here. Enjoyed doing this flower series... may start another one. Enjoy your weekend!
Ink pen, Inktense block washes, some pencil work, and gouache - on A4 Quill Kraft paper. I’ve also printed this picture in pigment ink, with my inkjet printer, on A3 Canson 220gsm paper. And applied some coloured pencil to it. Thoroughly enjoyed Inktober, and the opportunity to use lots of line work. Not that I need... Continue Reading →
Ink pen with Inktense block washes, watercolour and a little pencil work; on A5 watercolour paper. Border was put on in the Book Creator app. At the last minute, I drew in a vertical black line at the back on the left; then I felt happier with the composition. Things still tilt a bit far... Continue Reading →
Began with a quick sketch, using a black Uni pin fine line, pigment ink pen, on Mi-Teintes warm brown, 160gsm pastel paper. I prefer not to use a pencil drawing underneath. Added some colour with Inktense block washes, then added coloured pencil and graphite pencil. Softened the face a little with the smudge tool in... Continue Reading →
Pears are another favourite subject matter of mine; these are sitting, in a shallow dish on our dining table. I usually make a display of them there; as much to draw them, as to eat them. I love their shapes and colours; the way they lean into each other, and with their elegant stems arching... Continue Reading →
It’s not long before I return to drawing a woman’s face; a favourite subject matter since my youth. I share more about it here. The ink pen in the Sketches (Tayasui) app, has a lovely inky feel. I also did a copy of it on paper, using a “Uni-ball”, and “Artline Calligraphy” ink pen. Another... Continue Reading →
*Began with watercolour on Cold Pressed, 300gsm Arches watercolour paper. Then dabbed freehand with my finger, some art app media, in the Procreate app. Available here. This is Bob one of our dogs - Jack Russels - sitting on the couch. Probably hoping to hear those favourite words, “want to go for a walk”. Below... Continue Reading →