*I draw and paint with my finger on the screen, rather than use a stylus. This drawing began as a quick sketch using a black "inktense" pencil. With a wet brush, I swished over it - turning it into lovely inky wash. There's a photo here, of a tiny print version of this drawing; taken from... Continue Reading →
Epic contrasts, gentle patterns - light shapes the world. © Janette Leeds *I draw and paint with my finger on the screen, rather than use a stylus. Light... Continue Reading →
Black water-soluble fineliner pen and watercolour on paper. This is from my homemade book, "Poems from Home: a Collection of Illustrated Haiku". I wrote, drew and painted them, quite a few years back. I enjoy sharing one here occasionally; a few left to share yet. 🙂 Have a great weekend.
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... Continue Reading →
This is a drawing I did 17 yrs ago; probably around the same time I wrote the poem. I used an oil pastel resist technique. It's framed and hanging up in our lounge room. I scanned it into my iPad with the "Pro Scanner" app, and took it into "Art Set Pro" - where I... 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 →
Over the years, I've drawn and painted many mother and baby images; some from photos of me with one of our four sons; others, like the faces I draw, are a mix of memory and imagination. They are usually motherhood moments of those special times, of hugs and baby smiles. Also, being a mum -... Continue Reading →