Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sktchy app #mondaymuse graphite sketch

This evening I was checking out sktchy app for a photo to paint from, then I saw a link to Monday-muse, which featured the stunningly beautiful Bean Robinson. I don’t usually join in with the daily hashtag events on sktchy…lack … Continue reading

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Elegant writer pen, a mind of its own

This weekend I had some more play time with the elegant writer pen, it’s one of those items I forget about and then have a surge of paintings featuring its talent. However although it produces some great effects when water … Continue reading

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‘An elegant lady’ hare painting

I decided to pull my elegant writer pen out of the cupboard for this painting. I combined this with watercolour, and only one shade…brown! But the colours that emerge from using the elegant writer once water is added are always … Continue reading

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Sktchy app a great place to start

Sktchy app is always a great go to place to go to when looking for a reference source, it is full of photographs of people ( mainly). I have found it a perfect tool in my journey towards learning to … Continue reading

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‘Atrasus’ watercolour horse

This gorgeous boy just appeared rearing off the page, I really enjoyed painting him. I originally left the background white, then after looking at it for a few days I decided some colour was needed. Having added the colour ( … Continue reading

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“Dwell alone” watercolour hound

I started this painting in the new year after the local new forest hunt Boxing Day meet. I took a few nice photos of the hounds,  I had planned the image I wanted to get, but there were so many … Continue reading

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‘Carabinero’ 10×7″ watercolour

I am getting back into the swing of things, and now that the Christmas sparkle has settled, painting has resumed, almost back to normality…..and a couple more posts will follow this one. This was a quicky really, something I painted … Continue reading

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