Watercolour on paper.
There's a lot of chattering of pots and pans, every time I go to my saucepan drawers. Sometimes it's like all out war! I grab for a saucepan lid, and it's slid way up the back...I reach to get it and I'm: attacked by a metal grater, snapped at by saucepan handles, and held back... Continue Reading →
The other day, my husband brought in some garlic from the garden. Their tendrils and the bulbous shapes looked so attractive. I thought...I must draw them! It was a favourite subject matter of mine years ago. This is the completed drawing above, with drawings of the various processes further along. So I went searching around for... Continue Reading →
This is from my handmade book called "Poems from Home: a collection of Illustrated Haiku". A collection I wrote and drew, a few years ago. I often find the look of everyday things: pegs, dishes on the kitchen sink, a pile of washing - their colours and shapes; are very appealing. As a mum of... Continue Reading →
This is another one of my illustrated poems, from my handmade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku". Given time, I plan to put them together as an ebook - which can also be printed - using a great app called "Book Creator". The terms: haiku, senryu, haiga, and their various definitions, I... Continue Reading →
This is another one of my illustrated haiku from my handmade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku." I painted the watercolour on paper and wrote the haiku, quite a few years back. About the Scan and Arrangement of My Haiku and Watercolour I used the "Scanner Pro" app to scan my watercolour,... Continue Reading →
*Painted with my finger, using media in the Art Set Pro app. In a previous post I mention, the wonderful colours and shapes, fruit and vegetables offer, as subject matter for a painting or drawing. One of the most popular, I think, is the humble pear. Such a simple form, yet it often takes centre... Continue Reading →