Tag Archives: tea

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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Double page montage from a day visiting London. A tired underground train passenger, Didcot power station seen on the return train to Bath, and a contour drawing of chairs back home. The brown wash on the sketches is black tea, added … Continue reading

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Tea please

Some of the many cups of black tea that I enjoyed in Istanbul, in a variety of media. Good practise for drawing ellipses; it’s very obvious when they’re right or wrong…

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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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