Blue Potato Bush
Procreate on my Ipad time again, this time it’s for a tree that’s in my garden. It has a pretty terrible name for such a beautiful plant. It’s flowering at the moment, hundreds of small purple flowers that look very nightshade-ish. I have no idea where the potato part of the name comes from. Hang…
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.
Exploration 21 at FLG
I am so happy to be part of an Exhibition at Flinders Lane Gallery in July this year. It’s their annual Exploration 21 Exhibition for emerging and unsigned artists. I’ve been working on six pieces, four are framed ready to go, two are at the framers now. As I’ve written in my Artist Statement, I…
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…
More nasturtiums, I’m starting to think my appreciation of them is getting out of hand! I keep telling myself that I’ll put some colour into my work but again it hasn’t happened. You’d be surprised how easy it is to get caught up in the moment of drawing dots. This was a pretty large drawing…