Primula: coloured pencil 9×14″ approx

Huge distractions with this wretched coronavirus, the biggest con-trick next to climate change. I had planned to get this coloured pencil drawing finished days ago, but so many disruptions. AND….from here on….this blog will be VIRUS-FREE. No mention of it. There’s more than enough of it elsewhere. This picture is worked on 235gsm Daler drawing […]

Golden Rod and Lilies; pastel 16×14″

I have been busy juggling images for both the Redbubble and FAA sites, as well as trying to get new paintings finished. A new pastel is now complete; and a watercolour. The watercolour was going to be for this post, but it is asking for a little more time, and is rapidly turning into a […]

“Marmalade”: pastel 19×13 inches

This year’s garden rudbeckias unfortunately didn’t include the ones with chocolate brown markings….all the plants struggled in the chilly start to the year and failed to thrive. However, this type called Marmalade was much more successful and has produced a good show. Here are five that broke off in strong winds. They were rescued and […]

Polyanthus: watermedia, 14×11″

Slowly, spring flowers are appearing. I pushed things on a bit by visiting the local garden centre and bringing some home. This week’s painting is unusual, in that it is primarily watermedia, something I haven’t worked with very much. In addition, it isn’t on watercolour paper but white Pastel-Mat card. Water washes behave in a […]

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