Ann Robertson – Artist and Illustrator

52Frames Abstract week 20

May 22, 2022 | 52Frames, colour, Curiosities, Dr Martin's watercolour, Inspiration, Nature | 0 comments

 

The challenge put by 52Frames this week was abstract. This is, in theory, almost easier in art than photography.

When I was in Pembrokshire with friends a couple of years ago, I took some photos of interesting rock formations.

Rock formation Pembrokeshire

Rock formation Pembrokeshire

 

I thought they would work well for this brief. I did however want to go colourful, so I soaked a page with water and dropped some Dr Martin’s undiluted colours on, moving the page around to get the runs. I then tried, very freely, to  add in the shapes of the holes with permannet drawing pens. The finished drawing reminds me of some embroidered pieces I have seen in a book I own.

 

watercolour and pen

Watercolour and pen

 

 

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