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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

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A toad, a giraffe, two elephants and a Gorgonite

Toy figures are well-behaved models, holding their poses indefinitely. They also give the opportunity to sketch rarely seen creatures, and from unusual angles. Broad dip pen with Carbon black ink, water brush with dilute Carbon black ink, A5 White Uni … Continue reading

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Black tea isn’t…

…it’s golden brown. Breaking in a new sketch book with a familiar cuppa. Fountain pen and water-brushes with lexington grey ink, white Gelly Roll pen, watercolour, A5

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