*This is a small watercolour I did in my 4” x 6” sketch journal. I added the dark bluish colour in Procreate. I’ve since printed it onto Canson A4 220gsm paper, and doing a little more to it. Hi, I’m back! Which I wasn’t sure would be the case - and to those of you who... 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!
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 →
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 →
Drawn (freehand) with: pencil, ink bleed, turpentine, and gesinski ink in the Procreate app. More flowers for my flower series. As much as I love working in watercolours and other traditional media, I continue to enjoy my visits back to drawing freehand on the iPad. The art app media I use prints up well on my... Continue Reading →
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 →
Began with graphite pencil on paper, then scanned the drawing into the iPad. I then brought it into the “Procreate” app where I drew in some colour (freehand) with the burnt tree and 4B charcoal, and darkened some of the line work with the ink bleed pen. *I post here usually every two to 3 weeks; more... Continue Reading →