Day 86: Hurricane Zorba

Hurricane “Zorba” is pounding Greece this weekend. The wrong weekend to take a boat to Athens for an open air concert by the legendary George Dalaras. We got repeatedly soaked, the concert was cancelled, but we enjoyed the cosy warm & dry ferry boat lounge and the welcoming Piraeus Cafe, “Piri Café”. And I sketched […]

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Day 79: Fish Bookmark Wallpaper

In the last 80 days I’ve painted 26 postcards and put them into letters to friends and family. Sometimes I push them through Prisma and/or crop to 9:16 to double as a wallpaper for our iPhones. They’d look better on Watercolour paper than on cheap plain postcards. Probably. This little collection of fish is in […]

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Day 59: Monochrome Tone Sketch

Objectives: capture the scale, orientation and shadows of each house in the cluster that climbs the hill behind my hotel. 30m with Winsor & Newton 0.3 inkliner and two Ecoline Grey marker pens. Result before and after adding Ecoline shading and then tinted and monochrome preset filtering with Snapseed: And then with shading:

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Ralph the Dog

Ralph is actually a doorstop, in a dog shape. This is an ink drawing with lines made from dragging the ink using a water brush. Snapseed was used to change the colours.

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Advent Donkey

#Tombow watercolour and waterpen and dew scratches of Derwent Graphik inkliner. Copied from a post from The Ashmolean. #Watercolour, #painting, #art, #drawing, #filter #Prisma #Udne 20%

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