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.

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Insect sketches.

Image 1 – Insect pencil drawings.

Image 2 – Insect pencil drawings from sketchbook.

Image 3 – Insect pencil drawing.

Image 4 – Butterfly from Archives, pencil drawing.
Image 5 – Moth pencil drawing.
Image 6 – Moths and snail, pencil drawing.

Image 7 – Cocoon and Caterpillar pencil drawing.

Image 8 – Damselfly, watercolour and pencil.
Image 9 – From archives, pinned butterfly pencil sketch.
Image 10- Corsham Court Archives, butterfly pencil drawings.

Image 11 – Butterfly pencil drawings from natural history archives Corsham Court.

Image 12 – Caterpillars, Pencil drawing.

Pencil sketches.

More pencil sketches to develop into digital and hand screen prints.

Image 1 – Campanula, pencil drawing.

Image 2 – Clematis, pencil drawing.

Image 3 – Bell Flower and Insects, pencil drawing.

Image 4 – Lords and Ladies, Pencil and paint.

Image 5 – Snowdrop bulb, pencil drawing.

Image 6  – Buttercups, pencil drawing.

Image 7  – Crocus, pencil drawing.

Image 8  – Dandelion seed head, pencil drawing.

Image 9  – Meadow Flower, pencil drawing.

Image 10   – Orchid pencil drawing.

Image 11   – Poppy, pencil, watercolour, black marker.

Floral and insect sketches.

Image 1 – Gathering all sketches together for fabric print thoughts and ideas.

Image 2 – Once observing images on wall my first thoughts in developing a fabric print are to work on several colourways, scales, compostion and intergrating more insects amoung the florals.

Image 3 – Damselfly.

Image 4 – Wildflower.

Image 5 – Poppy, pencil sketch with tiny bit of colour added.

Image 6 – Pencil Sketch.

Image 7- Floral and insects.

Image 8 – Close-up insect.

Image 9 – Floral and Insect pencil sketch.

Image 10 – Floral sketch.

image 11- Close-Up Aquileqia or as I like to call it Grannies bonnet!

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.

Sketches

Work in progress.  I like turning my pencil drawings into prints.

My workflow involves going direct from my sketchbook to Photoshop and then on to developing pattern in repeats.

Just a few pencil drawings.

Image 1 – Honeysuckle.

Image 2 – Pretty shapes to draw.

Image 3 – I love sketching florals in pencil.

Image 4 – Drawing in pencil ready to develop into screen print.

Image 5 – More pencil drawings.

Image 6 – Insect in pencil.

Image 7 – Close-up of honeysuckle.

Image 8 – Clematis pencil drawing.

Image 9 – In the studio; a day of sketching.

Image 10 – Sketching a Campanula I plucked on way into Uni.

Image 11 – Pencil drawing.

More sketches to follow along with development work as they evolve into prints on fabric.