Watercolour, Inktense pencil, and gouache on canvas: size approx. 10cm x 10cm - 4” x 4”. Day 29 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. This is not yet a finished painting, and it’s not one I’m particularly pleased with. However, as is often the case, there’s aspects I like, and I learn something.  The focus... Continue Reading →

At the Quarry

Watercolour, graphite pencil, watersoluble pencils, on 4” x 6” Arches 300gsm, watercolour paper. Day 26 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. These are rocky outcrops along the edges of our local creek, in an area called “the Quarry”.   It’s a popular swimming spot, with quite clean, clear water...though the colour of the water may not... Continue Reading →

Always

Watercolour and gouache, on 5”x 7” Strathmore hot pressed 300gsm paper. Day 23 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I began with a wash of reddish orange watercolour and an idea, and followed it along.... I managed to keep the washes fairly loose (yay!); and as I wanted a soft painterly look, I didn’t use... Continue Reading →

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