*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 sketch in ink pen, with washes of watercolour. Inspired by a vase of Lilies on the dining table. Enjoy your day!
Ink pen with Inktense block washes, watercolour and a little pencil work; on A5 watercolour paper. Border was put on in the Book Creator app. At the last minute, I drew in a vertical black line at the back on the left; then I felt happier with the composition. Things still tilt a bit far... Continue Reading →
*I prefer to draw with my finger on the iPad screen, rather than use a stylus, or iPad pencil. Drawing can be a great place to escape to - a quiet, solitary place - where all seems right with the world. I had a happy childhood, yet sometimes I found many things overwhelming, and drawing... Continue Reading →
A bit of a play around, drawing freehand with my fingertip, in the "Art Set Pro" app. The two drawings side by side; show some of my drawing processes, leading to the finished larger one above. I used: oil pastels, crayon, thin paint washes and smudge tools; on a green toned paper. This app... 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 →
Recently, I was in the kitchen, (always something to do in there) and a bowl of tomatoes kept catching my attention. The light from the window fell across them, making patterns of lights, darks and various red hues. They looked good enough to draw and paint, as well as eat. Just managed to grab one... Continue Reading →