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.… Read More
This weeks drawing board is filled with the paintings from my online course over the last 10 weeks. The art classes I was teaching at my local art group had to close down due to the virus, so I decided to move them online. … Read More
A sketchbook for every occasion, and a nearly finished painting.
This weeks drawing board is dominated by a drawing that’s been on the go for over a year, plus some experiments and design explorations in a variety of sketchbooks.… Read More
Tropical leaves. This weeks drawing board has a new crop of watercolours in my tropical leaves series. Top row: Colour swatch sketch book, open on my Winsor & Newton watercolours page, I find it a really handy reference when working out colour schemes for new paintings. (Underneath sketch book) a tropical leaf painting I keep coming back to, its been … Read More
Saltbush leaves and flowers This weeks drawing board has a beach vibe and a few experiments Top row: Sketch book with colour swatch samples from some new tubes of Winsor & Newton paints – Winsor Blue, Phthalo Turquoise, Indigo (my new favourite colour!), Paynes Grey & Burnt Sienna, plus a little sketch of an Agapanthus flower using Winsor & Newton … Read More
Patterns from the 16th Century. This weeks drawing board is full of 16th Century Jacobean patterns featuring flowers and leaves (of course!). Top row: Top sketch book with colour swatch samples for leaves, mainly yellows, blues and greens, lower sketchbook with gum leaf pattern in watercolours using tonal shades mixed up from Payne’s Grey, Ultramarine and Crimson. Square 6″ … Read More