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Suzanne Abraham Art
Autumn Observational Sketch of Pumpkin Scraps
Observational sketching tutorial using daily and found objects. As days get shorter and the weather is wet outside, it is a great idea to get stuck into a hobby. If sketching and painting is one of your's , why not try sketching a pumpkin; or, like me, pumpkin scraps! I personally found these scraps more interesting than sketching a regular shaped pumpkin. I enjoyed looking at the details inside the pumpkin and the lovely texture.
Landscape sketch in watercolour Experimental sketch using an angular brush and pen
Experimental sketch using an angular brush and pen. Today, I am painting the beautiful Darenth valley. I am fairly new to landscapes and this is purely an experimental piece. The best way to keep yourself satisfies with your studies is to keep them quite small and be open to experiemnts and mistakes. I believe that we have to get it wrong to learn something new from what we are doing. I am using 2 brushes today; 1 sword or angular brush and a small round mop brush, size zero, for details. I am using a set of winsor and newton watercolour cakes, my favourite to use when I am sketching both outside and in studio. The watercolour paper is Saunder’s waterford, 300 gsm, 100% cotton.
Buckingham Palace from St. Jame's Park
Here's how I painted the scene. I started with a quick sketch on site. Later created this sketch in the comfort of my studio. Full class on skillshare; including materials used and other important tips on sketching. Here's the link to the class. https://www.skillshare.com/en/classes/Urban-Sketching-In-The-Royal-Parks/951431180/projects?via=user-profile
Skillshare Class: Paint a Whimsical Cherry Blossom Tree in Watercolour and salt
Introduction to my skillshare class on cherry blossom tree in watercolour and salt. This class explains the process in detail. It also includes the materials I use and a detailed step-by step guide to paint along with me.
Paint Cherry Blossoms Using Salt and Watercolour
I have been enjoying painting my local park lately. Cherry Blossoms are everywhere. Their bright colours and very textural tree trunks are what caught my attention. In this video I am experimenting with watercolour and salt to create the impression of cherry blossoms and depicting the texture. Pigments used: Permanent rose Ultramarine blue Sepia Cerulean blue ( for sky) Materials used: Watercolour and table salt
Paint Cosmos Flowers in Watercolour and ink
Hi, Today were painting cosmos flowers in loose watercolour and ink technique. Listen to the step by step instructions to paint along. Reference picture is from Unsplash. https://unsplash.com/photos/8Twe0QOt1Jo Pigments used: Mauve Lemon Yellow Ultramarine blue Olive green Materials: Watercolour paint Watercolour paper Waterproof Sketch ink Brushes and fountain pen
Loose Watercolour and Ink Spring Flowers
Hello, Today I am painting a spring flowers in a watering can, in a loose watercolour and ink technique. Materials used: +Saunders waterford watercolour paper +Winsor and Newton watercolour paint +Escoda versatile round brush size 10 +Rohrer and Klinger sketch ink +calligraphic dip pen Pigments used: +flowers: winsor yellow and cadmium yellow for deeper tones +foliage: Sap Green +Stem: Sepia +watering can: Cerulean blue and winsor green +shadow: Ultramarine blue and sepia
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