Well, has summer finally arrived here in the UK? I hope so. Today was lovely, so I got all my work done early so that I could sit in the garden with my sketching stuff and a G&T... So out, but nor very far afield!
Both done with a black (permanent) kuretake sketching pen, with colour added with my staedtler fineliner markers, which are water soluble, letting you push the colour around with the addition of a drop of water... Good fun!
Here's another birthday portrait - this time my victim is my auntie Sue.
There are bits I like and bits I don't like, as per usual, but it was looking a whole lot worse than this at one point - I nearly gave up on it as I just couldn't see where it was going wrong. Taking a break and coming back to it helped, and of course acrylic is a great medium for painting out your mistakes!
...and welcome to Sharon's Pics! Painting, drawing and printmaking inspired by the natural world is my thing - I love the challenge and it's great to see the subjects coming to life on the paper or canvas. I never get bored of it.
I also have another blog, Cambridgeshire nature notes, where you'll find drawings, sketches, studies, photos and general rambling on about the natural world as I find it...
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