Monthly Archives: October 2015

Left over Indian ink hare

So I had some ink left in the ceramic pot, and decided to do a quick hare rather than washing it down the sink. Although it worked with a figure drawing, I found I went too dark,well it was black! … Continue reading

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‘Blessed beginnings’ Indian ink and brush

This is a requested piece, it was taken from a photo showing a father with his first born, it was created using Indian ink with a brush, based on simple line work. ‘Blessed Beginnings’. I allowed the ink to do … Continue reading

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Large charcoal hare ‘shadow in the darkness’

This was a very large piece of mount board,and the largest hare I have created yet! I choose to use charcoal, for a change. I didn’t find the mount board the best base to use with charcoal. This is a … Continue reading

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Brown hares watercolour

Busy with some more hares, these two are watercolour.

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Art for nursing staff treatment room in our hospice- bright and uplifting ‘BLING AND BLOOM’

I painted this piece for our hospice’s treatment room, it is a small room, with a blank wall looking to be filled. I thought I had better steer well away from my traditional brown, and went for bright and vibrant, … Continue reading

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Something different…. ‘Rough Diamond’. Mixed media, comic book style woman

Time for a change, something to challenge myself this time. I had some large sheets of mount board, so it didn’t matter if this went completely wrong ( cheap stuff) I decided on a ladies face as I think it … Continue reading

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Watercolour hare ‘miss you’ card

I have not had much time to paint lately, but I have managed to create a few watercolour cards, hares of course. This one is a miss you card for a patient who will be moving out of the local … Continue reading

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A little paint still remains…quick watercolour greyhound ‘sinbad’

I had a little remaining paint even after the abstract hares . Browns! I thought I had better make a change, it’s a dog! Greyhound this time. And it has legs, something I usually avoid, I think I am getting … Continue reading

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Left over paint….. Abstract creation

Despirate to keep my new palette clean, I embarked on using up the remaining paint, ocre, orange, sepia, burnt sienna. For a change I gave abstract a try ( best stay safe with a hare) this is fun! I enjoyed … Continue reading

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brown hare watercolour ‘Esme’

Having had a very unproductive couple of weeks of painting, I decided to get the paints out. I received my new paint palette during the week, it came four months after I had ordered it from Jacksons It had been … Continue reading

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