Getting started…

There is a great deal to learn when you start a new website from scratch! So I shall apologise now for the shortcomings you’ll (probably) find. Give me time and I’ll get it sorted….I hope.

In the studio
In the studio

Meanwhile, to get things going, and to give me some practice in uploading and arranging things, I thought I’d put on a bit of of a demo. So here goes:

Stage 1 - pencil layout and first wash of watercolour Stage 2 Second wash and beginning detail
Stage 1.  pencil and first wash of  watercolour               Stage 2. Second wash and beginning detail
3. Adding more colour and detail plus lettering
Stage 3. Adding more colour and detail plus lettering
Stage 4. Final detail and added collage scraps
Stage 4. Final detail and added collage scraps

I later added some touches of gold here and there – but it went off to exhibition before I had a chance to photograph that. But I’ll do some more gold leafing and collage in a later blog, with some information on the process I use for that.

There, that wasn’t too bad! Famous last words………