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Tag Archives: grisaille
I’ve been looking forward to finishing my last A5 book so I could start the Hahnemühle Watercolour Book, my spring gift to me! I am picky about my journals and have tried several, only to find they came apart or I … Continue reading
NOW I’m getting somewhere! From Max Vanderwyst’s car images! Again I used grisaille to shadow, the Super5 Frankfurt ink in a water-brush. I should go back and add a bit of shadow to the columns… Very fast watercolor, middle of … Continue reading
Max Vanderwyst offered his lovely car images and I still went first for the building image. What can I say? Old habits die hard. But I’d like to do some cars, so…. It was a lovely building to draw, and … Continue reading
Dan Antion provided a compelling image for middle of the night insomnia painting. I love his peeking-at-you sheep. Next to the bed, I had two mark-making items and frankly it was pretty cold, and I didn’t want to get out … Continue reading
“Grisaille (/ɡrᵻˈzaɪ/ or /ɡrᵻˈzeɪl/; French: gris [ɡʁizaj] ‘grey’) is a term for a painting executed entirely in shades of grey or of another neutral greyish colour… A grisaille may be executed for its own sake, [or] as underpainting … working … Continue reading
An image from the Virtual Sketchwalk group (gads I cannot remember whose someone remind me and I will correct) done in mostly ink. I tried to work wet-on-wet with the inks, so they moved a bit… I pulled the inks … Continue reading