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The bill, please

The remains of another delicious meal at Yen Sushi in Bath. I’m learning how to get an even colour wash by using the water-brush to wet the area first; it’s tricky as you can’t see where you’ve already painted the water… Blue … Continue reading

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Bog Island

Bath Abbey appearing over the rooftops on a bright and breezy day, sketched while leaning on a lamp-post (sincere apologies). I was on Bog Island, named after the public toilets, or ‘bogs’, which used to be there and that were converted … Continue reading

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There, and back again

Two more airplane sketches, flying to and from Portugal (sketches from Lisbon and Sintra to follow…). On the first flight I had an aisle seat and drew shoes, the strong perspective and my hands sketching.  Returning home I had the middle seat so focussed … Continue reading

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Ink brushes

I’ve been filling water-brushes with dilute inks, creating another portable limited palette of colours that I can blend on the page. I’m using Windsor and Newton inks which are transparent and quickly become waterproof, enabling me to layer colours, building up tints, tone, … Continue reading

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