*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 →
*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 →
Watercolour, watersoluble pencil, graphite pencil, on Art Spectrum A4 210gsm textured “Draw and Wash” paper. Day 28 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. A lively bunch, caught in paint and pencil! Thanks for stopping by.
A few recent works below, with some information on the captions. Watercolour and pencil have long been favourite media to work in. And when our boys were little - now four young men - quick pencil lines and washes of watercolour were a handy option. They would often join in as well. The operative word here... Continue Reading →
Gum leaves are a favourite subject of mine; their sweeping curves are a joy to capture in a dance of pencil lines. These had their beautiful bonnet shaped flowers on show. I picked them while I was out walking with our dogs. I also collected some with gum nuts, which I’ve drawn in graphite pencil -... Continue Reading →
Hi, I’m back from my annual Summer blogging break. When I left I was beginning to use more of my traditional art media. After an intensive time (I’m not one to do things by half measures) with iPad art in these past few years, it was a bit strange to be dipping brushes into water,... Continue Reading →