I used a mix of Derwent and Winsor and Newton watercolours for the initial sketch, then added detail using Sakura Pigma Micron pens. This was created for my Grandad as a gift. Evie - Pen and Watercolour on Watercolour Paper.
Guber, Pen and Watercolour on A5 watercolour paper. This sketch was created for a work colleague using a few of her photos of her cat as a reference. I used Sakura Pigma Micron pens for the initial sketch, then added colour with watercolours.
These were completed in August, and presented to their owners following a very enjoyable but eventful weekend of sailing! Brightlingsea Sailing, Harbour View - pen and watercolour on watercolour paper. © C L Grasby, 2019. Brightlingsea Sailing, Bateman's Tower View - pen and watercolour on watercolour paper. © C L Grasby, 2019. I really enjoyed … Continue reading Brightlingsea Sailing
I started this sketch of Dave the labradoodle earlier this month, but finally finished it today! Drawn using Sakura Pigma Micron Pens in an A5 sketchpad.
Summer Solstice! I still haven't made it out for a sunrise, but I did catch the sunset on the longest day of the year. I took the opportunity to walk up on Mousehold Heath in Norwich with my camera. There was a period when the sun disappeared behind the low cloud, but the view did … Continue reading Summer Solstice Sunset
Initially when I started this drawing I had a different idea in mind, and then I made a mess. Instead of throwing the drawing in the bin however, as I often do, I persevered and used it as an opportunity to experiment with the paints and let my imagination take over. I was surprised (and … Continue reading Wayfarer at Night, pen and watercolour
Created using a couple of reference photos, this was a gift for a colleague. He was fun to draw!
This was based on a colleagues' photo of her dog, Rosie - had to have a go at drawing her. The angled view posed a bit of a challenge to draw, but look at those eyes!
A few photos I've taken around the UEA campus over the past month. Most of these have already been shared on social media as part of my '365 Day Art Challenge'.
Training Boat Vs Trailing Boat. Based on my own photos. Sakura Pigma Micron pen on A4 paper.