I began this with a swift drawing (from memory and imagination) using a thick water-soluble graphite crayon - “Lyra 9B” - and added some ink pen lines, watercolour, and a little white gouache. It’s on a medium A4 size, cold pressed watercolour paper - a “Born” brand, “custom made by James Cropper”. More textured than... Continue Reading →

GumLeaves in Watercolour and Gouache

Watercolour and gouache, black watersoluble pencil on Canson 220gsm A4 drawing paper. Painting size approx. 7” x 10”....Think I’ll add more of the burgundy colour.... Day 12 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I picked a small branch of gumleaves just near our house, and then used a black watersoluble pencil to draw them. These... Continue Reading →

Flowers in a Vase – Watercolour

Watercolour, graphite pencil, watersoluble pencils, watersoluble Inktense pencil and gouache, on Strathmore mixed media paper - approx. 5” x7”. Day 9 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I began with washes of Sennelier watercolours, and dabbed on some Caran d’Ache gouache in places, and white Art Spectrum gouache. To get the added brightness I wanted in... Continue Reading →

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑