My perusal (or perhaps pear - rusal) of pears continues; a long time favourite subject matter. And as in this previous post here, an opportunity for more word play. I began this drawing “Pear-lescent” freehand with my fingertip, in the Art Set Pro app; and then finished it in Procreate. Below, adding more media in Procreate. As... 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!
*Watercolour and inkpen. This first small painting is of a bunch of gumleaves I picked and placed in a glass vase on the kitchen windowsill. They were quite dry (like our weather around here) and formed intriguing sculptural shapes. Another Gumleave painting here. Below, a windowsill view with fruit - drawn from memory and imagination.... Continue Reading →
I painted this (freehand, with my finger) using the “old brush” in the Procreate app, and also used the smudge tool set to “old brush”. There is a delightful, soft “feel” to the paint, and the smudge tool. Though I’ve explored this app for a while, I’m yet to try all it’s brushes, pens and... Continue Reading →
*Began with graphite pencil, on approx. 12cm x 17cm - 5” x 7” Canson 220gsm paper; with a little white oil pastel to provide some highlights. It’s only when adding the watercolour washes, that I could clearly see where I’d applied the oil pastel - which was part of the fun. I also used a... Continue Reading →
With all the flourishing of lines, and whooshing down of watercolour lately, I’m not sure If I did washes first in this one, or the ink pen, a bit of both I think... I used the “Kuretake Gansai Tambi” watercolours, I bought a little while back. Love the large pans of colour. I used the Scanner... Continue Reading →
A bit of a play, on a piece of 4” x 6”, 290gsm Canson canvas paper. It took the watercolours, and little bit of gouache quite well. Drew over the paint with a few ink pen lines for some definition. No pilling...the washes lay longer on the surface than with watercolour paper. This can make... Continue Reading →