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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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Graphite powder painting

For ages I have wanted to try out graphite powder, but the biggest problem is that it’s not cheap, and if I didn’t get on with it, it would ┬ábe a waste of money. Well I did some searching and … Continue reading

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Pencil sketch on Kraft card ‘Spanish dancer’

Oh I do love the colour of Kraft card, it works so well with charcoal or pencil ( as in the case of this post). Then with the addition of white chalk, wow does it pop. If other mediums are … Continue reading

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5#worldwatercolormonth

Today involved some more practicing of horses, I had the charcoal out, so to fit in with world watercolour month, I added a splash here and there to give more shape to the equine. The second is all charcoal and … Continue reading

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A bad experiment, trying to create aquabord #3WWM

So I really wanted to try the aquabord, by ampersand, it sounds amazing, but expensive, so I tried to create my own,( I made some claybord, following a recipie I found online, it works ok). But the aquabord was not … Continue reading

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This weeks doodle sketches in graphite and pastel

A number of doodle sketches completed this week, between oil painting, some in graphite, some in pastel ( some I actually did a while ago and had left in the pastel pad, so I sprayed with fixative, and thought I … Continue reading

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Woody jumping, in pastel

This is Woody ( new forest pony) in pastel pencil ( conte) popping over a jump.

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Just charcoal- hare

I find it hard to resist adding colour, even if it is natural shades of brown. In the past when I have started a charcoal picture I have grabbed the colour pastels, or derwent tinted charcoal. This time I have … Continue reading

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Tom Hardy, if your feeling dotty

A friend of mine was talking about Tom Hardy, now I don’t watch too many films, so as usual I had no idea who he was. Google is a wonderful thing, so I looked him up, he seems to be … Continue reading

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‘Ginge 2’ cat pastel portrait

Ginge has had to put up with me using him for a model again. I have had a busy evening of painting, I have nearly completed some more horse paintings ( plus one trial using unconventional products, it didn’t work … Continue reading

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