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Tui pen and wash

Thought you might like to see the finished Tui, from the idea sketch in my previous post. Here’s the ink work And here is the watercolour added Always with the aim of making 2+2=5 with the pen and wash. Advertisements

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New subjects

I’ve been asked how I come up with ideas and concepts for paintings, so I thought I would share my process. Though for me it is usually an animal subject, the same goes for landscape, portrait, still life…. So by … Continue reading

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Pen and wash

I love using pen and watercolour together – either under-drawing to then add the washes, or over-drawing to help redefine if it has gone a bit too loose. I ran a workshop this weekend with a lovely group and did … Continue reading

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Pen and wash

I like pen and wash, as I enjoy the structure the drawing gives and the freedom that delivers to use watercolour. I think it is important not simply to colour in your drawing but to add more, so that the … Continue reading

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