I’ve seen it worse, but the Central Market was pretty chaotic yesterday.
The scribble got done last week. Today remembered I’d used soluble graphite (yay!) so finished it off with a wash. Here’s the important tool—a little Sakura water reservoir brush. Miraculously leak proof in my bag. I’m enjoying the new Stillman & Birn sketchbook too … The paper doesn’t strike me as too different from any ordinary hardbound sketchbook but it has a really sturdy stitched binding so you can make the book lie flat without wrecking it. Nice.
I’m plowing out from under small mountains of crap in my house, hoping to find a studio space under them. I’ve uncovered some old sketches, so I must be getting closer to the right place.
This small watercolour was done at a small suburban lake in Perth, Western Australia, 2011. I love to use ultramarine for shadows but don’t always get the intensity I want. I think it worked this time.