Tag Archives: Uni Posca brush pen

Spring has sprung

Pencil, Lexington grey water-brush and fountain pen, watercolour, white Gelly Roll pen, blue Uni Posca brush pen,  A5 – various times A double page spread from last weekend, when the weather was fine, the clocks went forward and everyone was out … Continue reading

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Black and white

Both done with white Gelly Roll pen, white Uni Posca brush pen, and water-brush with dilute Lexington grey ink,  A6 – 25 minutes each A life-cast of William Blake’s head (bought many years ago from the National Portrait Gallery when … Continue reading

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Ladybird, ladybird

 Lexington grey water-brush, blue and white Uni Posca brush pens, A6 – 20 minutes each The combination of coloured paper and isolated subjects in these pictures reminded me of old Ladybird book illustrations, particularly those from the curiously hyper-real ‘sounds and … Continue reading

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Roll with it

White Gelly Roll pen, Lexington grey water-brush, White Uni Posca brush pen, A6 – 5 minutes A quick minimalist sketch of two rolls of tissue, one slightly squashed at the top. Less is more?

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Night vision

Sketching at night presents some extra challenges; cold hands, low light, and increased self-consciousness (“What’s he up to…?”). So these two were done fast by the light of street lamps; the first while waiting for a bus in Larkhall (Streetview link), … Continue reading

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Royal visitor

My parents’ terrier, Queenie, came to stay for a couple of days during Christmas. She was an interesting subject to draw, especially her back legs, but easier to sketch when resting in her basket… Lexington grey water-brush and pen, white Uni … Continue reading

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