I was just reading in Katy Hessel’s new book, that it was not until the end of the nineteenth century that women were allowed to study the nude from life. I’m so thankful to live in times when we all have so many opportunities. It’s better for all of us! Published 2022
What happens when colour resists the surface because of another material? I thought I’d have a go and see! I got some bleach and dribbled it on the paper, then splodged some watercolour of varying consistencies over it, and this is the result. I like the random pattern it created – some flicks of colour,Continue reading “Resistance”
Free drawing, with watercolour pencils, ink and collage.
Three colour background, collage and drawings, letting your intuition lead…playtime! 🙂
How about three colours for the background, pattens from around the house, cut out words and pics from magazines? Put them all together, and see what happens! 🙂
They don’t like competition and are rather greedy for all the water and nutrients – onions, that is! So the soil has to be tickled to keep weeds from taking what belongs to them! It is this most ordinary task, one that gardeners perform year in year out, that Thomas Hennell has depicted, most beautifully.Continue reading “Weeding Onions”
I loved doing this monochrome painting, copied from a cotton scarf I have. I drew the pattern first then used ultramarine watercolour, with a fine brush. And all the while I listened to Native American flute music! Very calming:). Happy drawing:)