Wild Test of Hahnemühle’s New 100% Cotton Sketch Book


Another test of the Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book.
I layered Sennelier Shellac ink over the page, and painted the basic flower with gouache.  It felt toothy enough that I tried layering colored pencils over that…
I’ve never had that much luck with colored pencils over a painted surface without adding a texturizing (maybe a made up word) agent, but they took to the gouache!

It is great paper, presenting the colors far more brilliant than a normal watercolor book.
Close up details of the layering below.

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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1 Response to Wild Test of Hahnemühle’s New 100% Cotton Sketch Book

  1. Pingback: Tools: Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book | D.Katie Powell Art

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