Tag Archives: line and form

Moving picture

Bamboo dip pen and water-brush with dilute Lexington grey ink, watercolour, A5  – 20 minutes per stage More evidence of Jim’s cleverness. He’s combined scans showing three stages of a sketch into one animated Gif image, creating a clear way to see the … Continue reading

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Rear windows

1mm Pigma pen reloaded with Lexington grey, Lexington grey water-brush, white Gelly Roll pen, watercolour, A6 – 50 minutes Revisiting Marlborough buildings, this time the higgledy-piggledy back, on an overcast afternoon. You can pick out some of the symmetry and … Continue reading

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Home brew

Electric kettle, mug, tea-infuser, and a hazy reflection of me sketching while the tea brews. This was done a few weeks ago, when I was starting to appreciate the versatility of pencil, and the way it allows lines to shade … Continue reading

Posted in coloured paper, from life, home, Lexington grey, monochrome, objects, pencil, self-portrait | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment