Friday 31 January 2020

A Big Mix Up and Doodlewash

 This painting was created after sorting through some old magazines ready for recycling. If a photo took my eye I ripped it out then drew my version of it resulting in a picture with a very eclectic mix of subjects. A3 sketchbook, pen, watercolours and white pen.

Doodlewash Challenge

Tiger - [pens]

Rainbow [watercolours]

Tuesday 28 January 2020

Friday 24 January 2020

Unusual Animals Sketchbook Page and Doodlewash

A very detailed painting from my A3 sketchbook. 
I chose a few of the more unusual animals for this page.
Pen, watercolours and white pen highlights.

Doodlewash Day 24 - Flamingo

Day 23 - Oranges
I used Twinkling H20's for this painting.

It's Paint Party Friday again.

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Fish and Galaxy

Two more Doodlewash Challenges



I was experimenting with watercolours on watercolour paper and a few posca pens before I read the challenge - galaxy,  but I thought it would fit the bill.

Monday 20 January 2020

Lemons, Bluebirds and Butterfly


Day 20 - Lemons

Day 18 - Bluebirds. We don't have bluebirds in the UK unfortunately, so I've done two versions of birds that are blue.

Day 19 - Butterfly

Friday 17 January 2020

Paintings, Cushions, Doodlewash

I've done similar paintings to these before but I wanted to get some fabric printed to make square cushions so I painted new pictures.
This is the fabric made into cushions, I used a velvet fabric from Spoonflower.
I like the feel of the fabric and the colours are very vibrant.

Doodlewash Catch Up [I missed a few last time]
Day 8 - Parrot and Day 9 - Lava Lamp and Day 10 - Eyes

Day 15 - Skies

The picture below is actually bigger than the 3 skies above and it is painted on watercolour paper rather than cartridge paper.

Day 16 - Chameleon
Day 17 - Bananas
Also done on watercolour paper.

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Doodlewash Catch-up

Day 11 - Carrots and Day 12 - Cactus

Day 13 - Ducks

Day 14 - Donuts
These are just mini paintings done in a 4x4 inch sketchbook

Monday 13 January 2020

Embroidery on Outside Walls

I've recently come back from a trip to Valencia and one of the interesting things I saw there was this embroidery on an outside wall.
This one was on part of a shop frontage.

They were made by Raquel Rodrigo and she works with thick cotton cord made from natural fibres which she weaves across a metal grid-patterned frame.

Sunday 12 January 2020

A Flowery Sketchbook Page

Drawn with pen in an A3 cartridge paper sketchbook then painted with watercolours. Some of the watercolours were Twinkling H20's which are iridescent watercolours although the sheen doesn't really show up on these photographs.