What’s on my drawing board, Jan 09 2017


Sea to sky

Top row: Sketchbook with studies of houses (Looe, a coastal village – Cornwall, UK) for planned large pen and ink study. Set of Inktense pencils by Derwent (a Christmas present) and colour swatches in sketchbook; Inktense pencils can be activated with water to deposit vibrant ink colours onto the paper.
Middle row: Strip picture experiments, depicting sea to fields and sky in patterns on thin strips of paper. Right hand side of board –  sketchbook with quick pen & watercolour wash beach study, Melbourne Jan 06.
Bottom row: Another Sea to Sky strip study in A3 sketchbook. Centre board – transferring original houses scene to a stretched piece of watercolour paper, I intend to colour the work with the ink pencils. Small leaf patterns in acrylic paint, on 8″ square boards, testing out some ideas for larger canvases, Prima watercolour paints.

Karen Smith - what's on my drawing board this week? Jan 09 2017
Karen Smith – what’s on my drawing board this week? Jan 09 2017

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