I am always studying watercolors and I doubt that I will never get tired of studying them. There are so many ways to work with watercolors and create patterns and textures. Here are some watercolor studies I´ve done to my countless sketchbooks.
Different types of washes
The orange text above is written with a white crayon, you can also use a candle stick to create similar effect. Watercolor rejects the wax.
These splashes are made by spreading watercolor with blowing a straw.
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"There was always some hawk in him. The man, the hawk and the mage"
Sketches for Tales from the Earthsea books by Ursula K. Le Guin.
We don´t have hummingbirds in Finland but I do like to paint them. Watercolor on acid free watercolor paper.
Live Model drawings that I used as a reference for Pinocchio illustrations.
Completely drawn with ink and markers on sketchbook.
Live Model standing. Poses were used as reference for Pinocchio illustrations.
Watercolor on sketchbook.
We had a project to illustrate Pinocchio and we had a life model doing poses for us. Here are some of my results.
Ink on sketchbook.
Artist and Illustrator. Mythology and Folklore enthusiastic. Keen traveler. Comes from Finland. Likes cats, tea, and such.
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