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Art Prints, Wall Art – New Design – Different Medium?

Watercolour Art Prints In between painting larger pieces of artwork, I paint simple illustrations and create art prints and patterns with the design. Watercolour is one of my favourite mediums when painting simple designs like flowers. The colours that are … Continue reading Art Prints, Wall Art – New Design – Different Medium?

Original Painting – Pots and Pots of Colour

Original Painting In Mixed Media I absolutely love my new original painting. Hope you love it too! I created this original artwork with indian ink and pastel on a lovely sanded paper. The initial underpainting was completed in a watercolour consistency of ink, followed by further layers of stronger pigment. My aim was to obtain the textures on not only the subject matter but the wall itself, so sanded paper was a perfect choice. The sanded paper I use is white Pastelmat. To touch is has a smooth velvet feel, so you are able to to use mediums for finer … Continue reading Original Painting – Pots and Pots of Colour

Polished Pebbles

Polished Pebbles is another piece of work that I have completed using my Icarus heated painting board.  Using wax based media on this board is wonderful.  Blending with a pure wax stick once you have built up the level of pigment you want, makes the colours really vibrant, and the stick glides over the pigment with ease.  I have found very quickly that only certain brands of coloured pencils work using this method.  Oil based coloured pencils don’t react to the heat as wax pencils do, so I use my oil based pencils to apply any details off heat, and for my … Continue reading Polished Pebbles