Category Archive: Caran D’ache

8/8: Three sketches with different backgrounds


Inspiration I’m still exploring colour pencil using the motif of a single willow tree branch. I took photos of the willow in the back garden at my parents house which I visit often.… Continue reading

2/6: WHITE PINE – COMPLETED TRIPTYCH avec close – ups


I’ve worked hard on this drawing and i’m extremely pleased with how it’s finally  turned out – I’ll be entering this piece into a competition. I found out that my ‘Invented Memories’ piece… Continue reading

31/5: ‘White Pine’ second panel – Slideshow of development so far


-For Slideshow see end of post – Today went really well. The blue-green colours are a good contrast to the middle panel. The trunk in the left panel will have warm red-brown colours… Continue reading

29/5: White Pine middle panel complete


At the weekend I went out to the tree to do some studies of the bark. (again, excuse my appalling handwriting) The photographs and prints did not do the intricate colours justice, making the overall… Continue reading