52 WIC – Week 20 ‘Saturday’ CATCH UP

This one is very late in coming but I have had the concept in the back of my mind since March. I’m also happy to say that I finally took the plunge and bought myself a set of Royal Langnickel water colours and some good quality watercolour paper. I am in love! I love the smell of the water colour, how it feels to put brush to paper, the beautiful colour and wash. I can’t wait to learn everything I can about painting with watercolours.

I also liked the concept of this illustration and I’m reasonably happy with the execution but quite disappointed with the mouse, his eyes are far too big and make him look scary rather than friendly. I’m sure I’ll come back to this concept when I am more proficient.

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52 WIC – Week 21 ‘Red’ CATCH UP

As soon as I saw ‘red’ in the weekly theme I instantly thought of the gorgeous Josephine and Christophe from Le Tres Bon, a wonderful little French restaurant in my town. I love love love painting in watercolour and I’m pretty happy with the result.

Happy to say that Josephine liked the illustration and I’ve turned it into a postcard.

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52 WIC – Week 14 ‘Surprise’

I’m much happier with how this little bunny turned out. I seemed to have been able to work much better with the watercolour pencils. Bunny was inspired by a gorgeous ‘Charming Tails’ figurine that I found on a web search. This type of face suits my mice characters much better than other styles that I’ve tried.

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