Originally uploaded by Macaruba
She'll make that rockin' world go round...
Original sketch for the face of my 'Illustrapedia' submission.
I spoke to this man as he kindly helped me by giving me a
baby-wipe for my daughters badly scraped knee when she fell
at the edge of the swimming pool. He turned out to be on holiday
himself with his family from Iraq. I didn't tell him he was an artists
While I was away I tried a bit of watercolour, here is my first try for a while.
I had prepared enlarged pencil scans and photocopied them onto
Daler Rowney Aquarelle 250gsm. These I then dry mounted onto heavy board
ready to paint, no paper stretching or buckle as I worked either, good stuff.