Tag Archives: watercolour pencils

Another Drop Cap and Calligraphy

This was for a birthday card so I’m not showing the calligraphy for reasons of privacy. After drawing this and inking it in my softcover Zeta sketchbook, I scanned it and took it into Pixelmator and added 3 borders in … Continue reading

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Calligraphy and Drop Caps

These three decorative letters or drop caps were inspired by more of my Dover clip art collections. I used a 1.75-inch square and then drew up the main elements and erased the square. I made a mistake in the calligraphy … Continue reading

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Stricture and Stasis

It became obvious to me a couple of months ago that my shoulder injury, nerve pain, and tendinitis was not going to allow me to do artwork on a regular basis. This has really been getting me down, because I … Continue reading

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Week 48: Cubism

This is Pinky, one of my cat figurines. Pinky recently read about Picasso and other Cubists and became quite enthralled with the possibilities. He has never been the same. This points out the danger in having literate cat figurines: they … Continue reading

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Week 46: Periscope

Trevor was a bit alarmed here… Materials I used: Staedtler 2H pencil Van Gogh watercolours Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer watercolour pencils Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils

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Week 45: Chickasaw

I am finishing up the last eight sketches here from last year. It took me longer to get some equilibrium back and find all my supplies after I moved across the country. I thought this was going to be really … Continue reading

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Week 41: Radio

This is based on an Evoke Mio radio, but I used my own leaves, dots, and triangles for the background. I labelled one of the buttons “God” in memory of the old gospel song Turn Your Radio On. When in … Continue reading

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