This is my most recent drawing. Compared to others it was pretty quick. I’m trying to go back to having no backgrounds to speed up the time it takes to complete one piece, but I’m not sure if I like it as much as the mad tangles I usually make. In terms of making prints…
Blue Potato Bush again
In bloom again and I couldn’t help myself. This time around I’ve drawn this plant with traditional medium and tools, watercolour and dip pen. It’s a bit darker than I was planning but that’s just the way it goes, sometimes it’s best to listen to the subject and not get too in-your-head about what it…
So, I have pulled out Procreate again and had a go. I figured the subject should be relatively easy so that I can focus on technique. My aim is to draw digitally as close to what I do analog as possible. I’m not sure if that’s such a great idea but it feels right. I…
Just when I thought my desire to draw Nasturtiums had gone, my garden burst out in a patch of surprise ones. It was too much. So here is an extremely colourful (for me, anyway) drawing of those little gems. Medium was schmincke watercolour, pigma micron 005 and collage on Saunders 638gsm paper.
In creeps colour, just a small amount. This was a test to see if I like having a drawing with no collage in it, again. I always want to put a bit in but I’m not sure if it’s needed all the time. I like loose messy watercolour working with stippling, to make it less…