Here are my pictures for the third week of Inktober. I’m still having a lot of fun and satisfied to see my sketchbooks filling up nicely too.
Some practice sketches of poppies. A5 pen and ink drawing with watercolour.
From above this hyacinth looked fun to paint, so I decided to use ink and watercolour together again. I worked with a limited palette – leaf green, ultramarine and cadmium yellow. Everything came together exactly as I’d hoped which is always satisfying. Continue reading
This is a sketchy watercolour painting of a sunflower with some details added in ink. I’m trying some different combinations of watercolour and ink.
Here are my pictures for Inktober 2016.
I wanted to really focus on improving my technique and developing a style for my ink drawings. I’ve also uploaded larger versions to my Flickr account here if you’d like to see them in detail.
My dogs are usually nearby when I’m drawing or painting. I make a cuppa, they get some chews and we all settle down together. I have dog beds all around the desk so my feet are always cosy. Sally also pokes her way onto the seat behind me. And sometimes Lily gets on the desk. There is a lot of mischief at first – Lily likes to play with my stuff, flinging the odd pen or bit of paper. Then she’ll settle down for a snuggle and look out the window.
So here we have a work in progess shot with Lily “supervising”
And here’s the finished picture.