16th July First entry, page stained with tea with simple line drawing. i chose a dandelion leaf.
17th July Pebble from beach [pencil /edding pen]
20th July Egg shell [graphite stick]
20th July Green ink over tea wash + graphite stick
20th July. Printing ink brushed over torn money off voucher. Soft pencil drawing at top
Print from previous page left b’ful marks on opposite page
23.7.11 Pebble. Trying out shadows and contrasts [ sunny today]. A bit smudgy!
25th July. First attempt at drawing marks inside a shape. Really hard and not much patience after long day at work!
Second go much better the following day.
26th July My team won The Team of the Year award at work so I tore up the programme and drew the stars. I drew the outlines of the stars first but having coloured them in I feel the outline only worked better
27th July Mixing colour study. Yellow carnation. Damp page, watercolour pencils and soft pastels
28th July. Watercolour pencil background with w’colour and pencil marigold, courgette and lemon. Love the fruit and veg but lost it a bit with the flower! B
30th July Watercolour pencils. Colouring in
30th July Sian suggested we use felt tip pen and biro to scribble our colours. All my felt tips dried up so I’ve had a go with oil pastels, what was left of felt tip and biro.
30th July. More scribbling and blocks of colour.
4th August. Using cut magazine papers and snippets of fabricto portray the colours in my orange.
5th August. Scratching into different media
5th August. Watercolour with scratchings of my begonia. Gorgeous colours
6th August. Scratching before painting
6th August Scraping after painting
6th August. Wax resist plus green ink; then scraped and scratched
6th August.Wax crayon, green ink and watercolour; then scraped and scratched
6th August. Different methods of sgraffito.
6th August. Sgraffito – oil pastels plus watercolour pencil then pastel. shrub in the garden festooned with berries. I used a view finder to ‘frame’ my image before starting to draw and stuck it on my window frame.
18th August. Perspective exercise of my mum’s sewing table
18th August. Pots on my mum’s patio. Carbon copy technique
18th August. Two for the price of one!
19th August. My great grannie’s wooden chair. carbon copy technique
19th August. Two for the price of one.
19th August. Ghostly imprint!