Ann Robertson – Artist and Illustrator

Days Out Drawing

Aug 9, 2016 | Drawing, Inspiration, Nature | 0 comments

Been a while since I have put anything up. However does not mean I have been idle. Had a few days out drawing with partner in crime and photography friend and am quite pleased with some of the results.

We had a couple of hours in Biddulph Grange Gardens and that is the featured image. It was lovely and warm and we sat in the shade, although I did finish this at home I had about 50% completed at the time.

Spent an afternoon at Teggs Nose and have two images. A little landscape and then I was messing around with a leaf on one of my coloured backgrounds. I really like how starting to block in the background gave a really interesting result.

Teggs Nose, pencil and watercolour pencil

Teggs Nose, pencil and watercolour pencil

Teggs Nose Plant Leaf

Teggs Nose Plant Leaf

Then with photography friend a few hours at La Quinta Arboretum. I did a couple of drawings between being posed in an avenue of trees! The tree stumps were done on a textured background, already in my book. It lent texture to the image and helps give a feeling of the plants standing in the background.

La Quinta Arboretum Tree Stump, pen and crayon

La Quinta Arboretum Tree Stump, pen and crayon

La Quinta Arboretum crayon

La Quinta Arboretum crayon

All in all feel I have done some fun things in my going out sketch books.

 

 

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