Mostly painting

I’ve been reading ‘Urban Watercolor Sketching’ by Felix Scheinberger (here’s Tina’s review). It’s not very ‘urban’, but I recommend it as an enthusiastic, conversational and practical guide to water-colour sketching, with a strong focus on the power of colour. So I’m trying to be a bit bolder with the paint, letting colour do more of the work, with the drawn lines playing a supporting role. Here’s a collection of strange fruit, oranges, bananas, apples and a lemon, all drawn very fast, hence the oddly shaped bananas and wonky cake stand!

tests08fruit1fruit2Platinum sepia pigment ink and Lexington grey in fountain pen, watercolour, A6 – about 15 minutes each

About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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2 Responses to Mostly painting

  1. Sherry says:

    Like it, Ed!

  2. Pingback: One bad apple | Mostly drawing

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