This weeks drawing board has some colour swatches from a new watercolour paint travel set, some explorations in acrylic using dark backgrounds, and illustrations that I’m creating for a new project.
I’m planning to create a series of laser cut wood blocks that I can make multiple prints from. I’m basing my designs on a series of original watercolours I painted last year As I’ve said before I’m not done with my series of Jacobean patterns, the strong floral designs are ideal for creating lino or wood print blocks that I … Read More
I’m planning to create a series of acrylic paintings on wood panels. I normally paint on canvas, but have been recently painting watercolours onto prepared wood frame panels and really enjoyed it, and thought I would now use acrylics. I’m not done with my series of Jacobean patterns, I really like to explore a theme thoroughly, and constantly seem to … Read More
Little & Large: I’m enjoying working on a mini acrylic canvas, using a favourite green colour mix of Payne’s Grey and cadmium yellow light. I’m also working on a large version of this painting, it’s taking a while, so I thought a change of scale may help to revitalise things. I’m using canvas sold for watercolour painting, it was on … Read More