Inkpen and graphite pencil in one of my sketchbooks. This is a inkjet print I did of it, on Canson 220 drawing paper. A gallery of works further along. Over the years, I’ve continually tacked up my artworks: sketches, poems, watercolours... usually in the kitchen. As a mum of four boys (young men now) this... Continue Reading →
*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 →
*A quick pencil sketch of our dog Seth, in one of my hand-made sketchbooks. Then, in the Procreate app, I’ve added a little colour and a tiny bit more pencil. I also used the smudge tool. As you can see in the original sketch below, not much is changed. I may draw more graphite pencil... 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 →
*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.
*Watercolour and pencil, with a few touches in an art app. 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... Continue Reading →