Category Archives: glass


More wrestling with ellipses, reflections, distortions and translucency. Coloured paper and white water-colour’s a great combination for these late night studies. Lexington grey in Kuretake #8 ink-brush and water-brush, watercolour, A5 – a range of times, but fairly fast as it was … Continue reading

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Apples and shelves

The evenings are drawing in, so there’ll be more interior sketches for a few months… Here are recently harvested apples and kitchen shelves, all done with my new preferred kit (Kuretake #40 brush-pen with Lexington grey for line, dilute LG ink in fine … Continue reading

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A glass of milk, mugs of tea, and a glass of water; late night drink sketches (more here). I’m still fascinated by the way that something so simple can be so tricky to get right; the combination of ellipses, curious lighting … Continue reading

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Glasses and bottles

Six attempts to sketch translucency using a range of line thicknesses; from ‘barely there’ (the pencil on the green San Pelegrino), to ‘bold’ (1mm Pigma pen on the chair with pint glass). They’re all late evening sketches of whatever’s in front of me, to keep up … Continue reading

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