Watercolour – Landscape 4

Watercolour on 4” x 6” Arches 300gsm hot pressed watercolour paper. I put on a tan border in the Book Creator app. Day 24 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. When I take our dogs out for a walk, I sometimes take photos, mainly as a reference for an artwork. I worked from one of... 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 →

Flower Blues

Watercolour, watersoluble Inktense pencil in “bright blue”, black coloured pencil and a little gouache. On 5” x 7” Strathmore hot pressed 300gsm watercolour paper. Put on a tan border in the Book Creator app. Day 22 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. Began with a blue Inktense pencil drawing, washed over it with water, and added... Continue Reading →

Finding Flowers – Watercolour and Gouache

  Watercolour, gouache, watersoluble Inktense pencil, on Strathmore hot pressed 300gsm paper. Size: 3.5” x 5”. I put the border on in the Book Creator app. Day 21 of the World Watercolour Month challenge.  I wet the paper a little and splashed on some flower like colours and patterns. With the flower and leaf shapes... Continue Reading →

Watercolour and Gouache – Landscape 3

  Painted on A4 Kraft paper, with watercolour and gouache, over a watersoluble pencil drawing; and used a little white “Luminance” coloured pencil. Day 20 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. This is painted from the same reference photo I used on day 1 of this challenge - taken when out walking our dogs. Perhaps... Continue Reading →

A Plant on the Verandah

Day 19 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. A quick pencil sketch with watercolour washes. I’ve noticed a bit of a blur on this photo, sorry about that.... This sketchbook is a brand called “Moleskine”; a seemingly popular brand. I love trying out different types of paper, so I bought this small one. I like... Continue Reading →

A Pear – In Watercolour and Gouache

Watercolour, gouache, Inktense (watersoluble) pencil, a little Payne’s grey watersoluble pencil and graphite pencil, on A5,  gold/tan %100 recycled card. Day 18 of the World Watercolour Month challenge. I’m quite fond of drawing and painting pears; and eating them! I began this with a flourish of lines using a watersoluble Inktense pencil, in a lovely,... Continue Reading →

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