Tag Archives: Winsor & Newton

… there is nothing like a Dane …..

….. a Great Dane, in this case ūüôā¬† …..another “daily sketch” from a photo in a magazine ….. ….. Winsor & Newton watercolours on Archival Mountboard

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….. interlude ….. sketches …..

….. resuming the practice of a small sketch each day…. here are 3 from the first week of this new year (my book, my tube of paint, and my box of white tea-bags) ….. …… Ink, and Winsor & Newton … Continue reading

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….. My New Diary …..

….. is a very cute, mini pocket Moleskine diary in Deep Yellow, only 2.5 x 4 x 1 inches deep, cream acid-free pages, unlined – so good to do (very small) sketches in too¬† ūüôā ….. ….. sketched, actual size,¬†on … Continue reading

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….. Bragazzi’s …..

….. and featuring Cracker, the Italian Greyhound (again) ….. ….. Winsor & Newton, and Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine 300 gsm

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….. Time for Tea …..

Winsor & Newton watercolours on The Langton, Daler-Rowney 20″ x 16″ watercolour block,¬†300 gsm

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Cafe Society……..

…….. I have¬†started a new sketchbook, where each painting¬†will emerge a little (left to right across the page) each time I visit a place. Here are the first 3 (click images to enlarge) : All drawn with Parker Rollerball, Winsor … Continue reading

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Cool Cars………

……..one of my favourite books (see¬†blog header, ’nuff said ??). Mixture of St.Petersburg and Winsor & Newton on (? forgotten) Watercolour Paper.

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My Paintbrush………..

……..was lost yesterday, somewhere between using it in the Cafe, and the store checkout, in Waitrose. It wasn’t in the best condition, most of the handle had splintered and worn down to the bare wood, BUT¬†the brush¬†had worn to a … Continue reading

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My Camera………

……experimental sketch.¬†Winsor & Newton Gouache (opaque watercolour) on Michelin Map, sheet No. 236 (France Nord – Flandres – Artois Picardie). Freehand, no pencil drawing.

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30″ x 7″…………………..

is the final size of the¬†epic,¬†“Nether Edge 360″ (framed 36″ x 13”).¬†¬†My favourite part is “Sandy” the Greyhound, bottom right corner. Winsor & Newton on Saunders 300 gsm.

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Hungry Baby ? ………………

……..and other signage overload. Sketch at Tesco today ( yes, the checkout operator did have pink hair) Improvised materials – red biro/black roller ball on NHS Prescription paper (all I had on me !). ¬†Paint added later – Winsor & … Continue reading

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How Many Llamas……..

……….will fit into a 2 inch square painting ?¬†¬† In this instance, 4. Could have squeezed a couple more in, but Llamas¬†might get a bit “spitty”¬†if cramped ! Llamas seen at Mayfield Alpacas, Sheffield, awhile ago.¬†¬† http://www.mayfieldalpacas.com Winsor & Newton … Continue reading

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Lion King…………..

……………..sketch of a newspaper advert. There is a motive behind these seemingly random daily sketches – “limbering up” for a bigger project. Cadoozle Pencil, Winsor & Newton and St.Petersburg Pro Watercolours on Moleskine.

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Canada Geese………………..

…..a sketchbook study from the archive (August 2002 !). Just felt like something a bit different, today. Canada Geese, Bakewell, on Winsor & Newton Cartridge paper.¬† (P.S.the footpath runs alongside the¬†river, with¬† a drop of about 2 feet down into … Continue reading

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