Post tagged: watercolor

Sep
28

blood on the moon

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Last night, or rather this morning, my alarm went off at 3.30am. I had promised to wake up the kiddies so that we could watch the eclipse outside together. We bundled up on the deck outside, wrapped in blankets and sleeping bags, and watch the eclipse turn the moon blood red. It was an exciting experience […]

Sep
18

Hummingbird and feathers

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Sep
17

Get Whale soon

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It seems like everyone around me is sick at the moment. Nothing serious tho,  just the usual autumn sneezing, so I made them this little “Get well soon”  card.

Jul
22

watercolor bird

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May
29

Watercolor sketch

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May
28

going back to watercolors

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It’s been years, with a few exceptions, since I’ve been painting entirely with watercolors without adding some digital work afterwards. I think I’ll be doing more work like that, its actually relaxing compared to doing digital work…and there’s something special to get paint on your fingers (…and hands, and arms…. )    

May
06

vectorizing a watercolor scan

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While doing some watercolor doodling yesterday, I decided to try and scan my doodles and see how they would turn out as vectors, and this is the result. It’s far from perfect or thought through, but it definitely has potential. Since I’m used to working with a  limited pallette for surface design, I recolored the […]