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‘My tea time’, combined watercolour and coloured pencil horse

I have quite a few paintings left in a pile, they are my ‘gone wrong’ paintings, or is it that they didn’t go to plan? Either way, they are rejected….but maybe only for a few days. I really don’t like … Continue reading

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Portraits continued

I continued over the weekend with my portrait theme, courtesy of sktchy app, many thanks Angela Rivera for the photo reference. This is pen and ink, plus some coloured pencil                 ( polychromo), 10×7″ … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Leah❤️

Today is my daughters birthday….wow how time flies 20 years.🎂 Happy birthday Leah❤️    

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Save the chimp….ink and bleach painting

Last week the news covered the sad capture of chimp babies, to then be sold on as domestic pets, it was so upsetting seeing this poor creature seperated from its family (They are killed in the process) and stripped of … Continue reading

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Faces and no fur

Quick post as its nearly bed time, but I wanted to show you these pieces I had been doing in the last couple of evenings. I have been trying to paint/sketch each day, even if time is limited. sktchy app … 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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