Sydney , by night Watercolour pencil, white acrylic ink
Artist open studio visit brought this on. I do paint on black paper - but using gouache. Today I saw coloured pencil and ink being used so thought I would try it. This photo was taken under artificial light and has greatly intensified the colour and lightened the tone - I prefer the original -however , it does show that this technique will work although I would think reserved for smaller sheets. This is "painted" on the back of matting board and the colour can be seen in the bottom left hand corner. I think worth pursuing further.
About the Artist
Born & lived in Leicester for 30 years before coming to NZ in 1965 with wife and family. Dropped art at school for more "useful" subjects. Interest resurrected upon arriving out here. Started with oils, moved to water colour some 20 years ago.. Have played with etching and like it. Primarily self…View full profile