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Umbrellas in Brisbane
The first stage was to lay out the four photographs taken at the street corner. I cut and pasted some of the figures from each shot until I compiled a pleasing mix of action in the rain. Once done, I gridded the photograph and transposed the images f
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Shades of Grey
I have written about hatching and crosshatching before (issue 2-1) but I am going to keep adding to it as we go along as it’s such an important and integral part of my style of freehand drawing. I’ve developed my own particular way of drawing natural
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Removing Paint From Watercolour Paper
Watercolour paper can be very forgiving. Once you learn how to manipulate the paper, you will be able to effectively remove any paint spills or splatters on your work. As a botanical artist, my work is done with no painted background, so any dropped