An improvised tree to prepare for some springtime feeling while the winter is dragging on.
Aka. “Monk’s hood”. One of Europe‘s most poisonous plants. All parts of the plant are able to kill you, a few grams are enough. Touching it can already lead to reactions. Fatal dosage of the agent is 4mg. There is no antidote. Keep away from your kids! It was formerly used to poison arrows, for… Continue reading Aconitum napellus
The pumpkin flower has such an interesting shape that I could not resist but practice my dot hatching on it.
An illustrative approach to drawing / painting a pumpkin plant.
I explored the possibilities of cross hatching with an ink pen here.
Ink and sepia on 300g/m² Hahnemühle paper
Watercolour and gouache on 300g/m² Hahnemühle paper
Ink and watercolour on 300g/m² Hahnemühle paper
Three very quick sketches, made with ink pen on cheap drawing paper. Loosely coloured with watercolours.
My third go on painting a beach and sea water from a top view.
Painting of a dancing dervish. Christmas present for a close friend. Schmincke Horadam watercolour (mostly quinacridone gold and cobalt turquoise, with some burnt ocre, and salt) on 300g/m² Hahnemühle paper.