This is an experimental piece, trying out Claybord. I drew the seaweed from a piece I found drying on a beach, initially just in graphite, then added colour to the left hand strand with Faber Castell Albrecht Durer watercolour pencils. I enjoyed the textures I could obtain with the water added to the pencil, and the opportunity to layer colours, to achieve the subtle tones I wanted. I will leave the right hand strand in graphite, I think it would be too busy with both in colour. 17 cm x 12 cm

Author: anna warren portfolio

I draw, I paint, I am a printmaker. Always searching for the interesting detail in the world around me.

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