Digital print colour testing.

Here are some examples of colour testing.  I found hand painting then scanning my drawings onto the computer was more effective than using the colouring tool in photoshop.

Image 1 – Testing pencil drawing on linen.

Image 2 – Pencil, paint and ink drawing, digital print onto cotton satin.

Image 3 – Close up of digital print on cotton satin.

Image 4 – Lupin pencil drawing scanned in with colouring added using photoshop.

Image 5 – Sections taken from several images for colour testing onto linen, digital print.

Image 6 – Close-up, digital print colour test on linen.

Image 6 – Colour testing on linen.

As seen in image above non coloured sections in image are showing up as yellow as this is the sketch book page.  I have gone back into photoshop to clean this up for a better print finish as below.

Image 7 – Colour test cleaned up digital print on linen.

Image 8 – Close-up cleaned up non coloured section of digital print on linen.

Image 9 – Insect colour testing digital print on linen.

Image 10 – Close-up colour test on linen.

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Coloured Florals

Best to add a splash of colour before scanning into Photoshop to prepare for a digital print.


Image 1 – Watercolour and pencil.

Image 2 – Clematis, watercolour.

Image 3 – Campanula, watercolour and pencil.

Image 4 – Poppy, pencil, watercolour and pen.

Image 5 – Orchid, pencil and watercolour.

Image 6 – Lords and Ladies, watercolour and pencil drawing.

Image 7 – Meadow Flower, pencil and watercolour.

Image 8 – Snowdrop Bulb, pencil and watercolour.

Image 9 – Honeysuckle, pencil and watercolour.

Image 10 – Geranium and Butterfly, pencil and watercolour.

Image 11 – Buttercup, pencil and watercolour.

Image 12 – Lupin, Pencil and watercolour.

Image 13 – Grannies Bonnet, pencil and watercolour.

Image 14 – Forest Buttercup, pencil and watercolour.

Botanical Sketches

Despite the weather being amazing, I managed to make my Monday quite a productive day!

I completed some more sketches (in pencil) that I will be developing into prints.

Image 1 – Geranium pencil drawing.

Image 2 – Close-up Geranium pencil drawing.

Image 3 – close-up Geranium. A hairy one!

Image 4 – Lupin.

Image 5 – Lupin pencil sketch.

Image 6 – Caterpillar.

Image 7 – Honeysuckle.

Image 8 – Honeysuckle.