Sunday, September 27, 2015

Secret Garden - Gazebo

Here's my latest from Johanna Basford's Secret Garden book - a double page with a gazebo.

This was done entirely with Caran D'Ache Pablo pencils and then Reeves soft pastels for the background:

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Enchanted Forest - Skull

Here's today's offering - I actually started it a couple of weeks ago but then put it to one side so I could play with my new pencils.

Anyway, this is the skull from Johanna Basford's Enchanted Forest book, coloured with Spectrum Noir pencils:

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Choose to Shine

Here's a page from the Color Crush book by Paige Tate.  

This was coloured with Caran D'Ache Pablo pencils:

I decided against colouring the background.

Monday, September 21, 2015

The Time Chamber - Leaving the Time Garden

I recently bought the lovely book by Daria Song (a Korean artist) called The Time Chamber and completed my first page in it today.

I've decided to try and work through the book in order and using the same pencils throughout - in this case it's my Caran D'Ache Pablo pencils.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

A Millie Marotta owl

Here's my latest colouring finished today. This owl is from Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom book using my fabulous new Caran D'Ache Pablo pencils: 

The colour inspiration came from the top tray of the pencils:

Friday, September 11, 2015

More colouring with Jess - 6

Here are some of the pages I coloured with Jess over the holidays - they're all A4 and from a DecoTime book bought in The Range:

This one above was using Tesco neon pencils and The Range fluorescent gel pens.

This one above was done using Crayola Supertip markers.

This one above was done using The Range and Signo gel pens.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A Millie Marotta Butterfly

Well, all 3 kids are back at school now so I have a bit of time to colour. This week I've been working on the butterfly from Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland book.

I used all Prismacolor pencils on this - 15 in total:

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Millie Marotta Ibises

It's a while since I coloured a Millie Marotta drawing so last night I sat down and completed this one of ibises from Tropical Wonderland.

I used a mix of Spectrum Noir pencils and Prismacolor pencils with 3 Polychromos green pencils thrown in for good measure.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Another Enchanted Forest double page......

This one has been on my desk for a while and finally finished today. 

It's another one from Johanna Basford's Enchanted Forest colouring book done with a mix of Spectrum Noir and Prismacolor pencils:

Sunday, August 16, 2015