Simply Sketching – Vegetables From Life

Spent a fruitful (or should that be vegful!) morning this morning sketching vegetables from life in pencil. I have a gorgeous Technalo 3B pencil by Caran d’Ache which is velvety yet delicate and gives a superb and sensitive line. As I am preparing to submit some vegetable artwork to a magazine I wanted to really get to know my way around these vegetables so I … Continue reading Simply Sketching – Vegetables From Life

Recent sketches and doodles

Here are a few contour and blind contour drawings that I’ve done this last few weeks. Blind Contour drawing completely frees me artistically – it is very exciting and a bit anxiety producing but it makes you let go and just draw slowly and sensitively – I love it! Don’t know what Blind and Contour are? Click here to be enlightenend! CONTOUR DRAWING – http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/135191/contour-drawingContinue reading Recent sketches and doodles

Jack Russell Love – some simple sketches

Just did a few simple and rough Jack Russell pencil sketches in my big new sketchbook. Used a Derwent Onyx Medium pencil for a rich scruffy line. Here are some photos of my girls Dotty and Tilly taken in my back garden this summer. I want to paint them in watercolour so watch this space. Below is a painting I did of Dotty a few … Continue reading Jack Russell Love – some simple sketches