It became a marker bouquet

In my last post I showed a bouquet i drew, using a fine liner pen. It looked like this: An ink bouquet When I drew it, I was sure I would splash some watercolour on it. Just putting in some vibrant colours and hope for the best. After it was done, though, I got the…

An ink bouquet

This is my first attempt drawing flowers up close, which ended up as a bouquet. An ink bouquet I just felt in the mood for drawing some petals and flower heads, and started a doodle at the livingroom table. It was so relaxing watching the bouquet grow larger, just letting the hand work freely. Now…

A gas station in Death Valley

This was an attempt to paint a gas station in Death Valley, California, which we visited on a road trip in 2014. A gas station in Death Valley We actually had kind of a nerve wracking start to the whole trip, as an oil lamp suddenly got turned on on the dashboard of our rental…

The Oatman Post Office

One of my most common mistakes in watercolour painting, is to take on a too complicated or detailed scenery. I just don't have the skills to master it yet. So, for this painting, I decided to make it a bit less complicated. I wanted a scenery with just one main building, adding some people to…

Back from tutorials

After what's been a good watercolour period using tutorial videos, I decided it was time to do one all by myself again. This time I had three specific tasks in mind: Choose a (quite) simple scene to paintDon't spend too much time doing detailsKeep the painting loose So I chose a photo we took in…

Dwain The Dragon

This is the newest addition to my comic section. I call it «Dwain The Dragon». It started with me wanting to draw a dragon, trying to get into the castle in a more creative way. After some doodling, the dragon turned up on a horse. I don't know how he's gathered the suit of armour,…

The first wet-in-wet

This is a painting based on a tutorial by Tim Wilmot. It's also my very first go at a wet-in-wet painting. This is how it ended up: Riverside village To sum up; it was a fun experience working with this technique. I also understand the experience you'll need to have to get all of the…