I always have some art materials and a sketchbook with me when I go out, and over the years the combination of materials have changed. I only had a couple of pens and a waterbrush recently and I found it quite liberating. Simplicity is good - no colours or water to think about, no brushes … Continue reading Travelling light
This ink piece is kinda messy but loads of fun. Embracing the unpredictability of ink at the moment 😂 ... until I learn how to control it better! I saw loads of water lilies in Fukuoka, Japan and I was truly inspired - they had longish shaped leaves which I tried to portray 😃 It's … Continue reading Inktober challenge – lilies
I am learning a few things things from my Inktober exercises. My trip to Australia's Top End offered many fantastic views and inspiration for art. So the Inktober challenge continues with a scene from a walk around a national park. A fun piece of foreground and background elements... but after I added blue to the … Continue reading Inktober challenge continues
A friend contacted me the other day about Inktober and I decided that I will take up the challenge. After my initial few ink paintings in Japan, I have not worked in ink, so this is a good time to take up the challenge and get some practice. My first is a little waterfall with … Continue reading Inktober
After spending a month at Studio Kura artist residency painting in watercolour, I decided to explore working with ink. It took me a while to get used to it but it was fun. Here are a few that I will include in my exhibition at the end of the month.