A close up drawing of a dead flower, using less hairspray this time.

A close up drawing of a dead flower, using less hairspray this time.

Experimenting with drawing straight onto a wet page and I like the effect I got here so I shall continue both methods of drawing while drawing these flowers.

Experimenting with drawing straight onto a wet page and I like the effect I got here so I shall continue both methods of drawing while drawing these flowers.

More drawings using lots of hairspray this time.

More drawings using lots of hairspray this time.

An experiment where I used little hairspray but due to the hairspray coming through the page on the other side it created this effect that I really like giving the drawings especially the top one a bit of atmosphere.

An experiment where I used little hairspray but due to the hairspray coming through the page on the other side it created this effect that I really like giving the drawings especially the top one a bit of atmosphere.

A drawing of some bluebells using very little hairspray to create minimal bleed.

A drawing of some bluebells using very little hairspray to create minimal bleed.

Using the ink that bled through again as inspiration and a backing for a simple line drawing

Using the ink that bled through again as inspiration and a backing for a simple line drawing

A drawing of a shrivelled up leaf, I really like the marks I achieved here and I think the heavy bleed works well with the drawing.

A drawing of a shrivelled up leaf, I really like the marks I achieved here and I think the heavy bleed works well with the drawing.

Using the ink that went through the page I used as inspiration and went for a more simple line drawing of the rose.

Using the ink that went through the page I used as inspiration and went for a more simple line drawing of the rose.

A more complex drawing of a dead rose, I left my book leaning up against the wall to let the ink bleed down like rain.

A more complex drawing of a dead rose, I left my book leaning up against the wall to let the ink bleed down like rain.

In this drawing the hairspray went through the page and created this really interesting pattern which I feel contrasts the simple drawing.

In this drawing the hairspray went through the page and created this really interesting pattern which I feel contrasts the simple drawing.


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Experimenting with drawing straight onto a wet page and I like the effect I got here so I shall continue both methods of drawing while drawing these flowers.

Experimenting with drawing straight onto a wet page and I like the effect I got here so I shall continue both methods of drawing while drawing these flowers.

A line drawing of a collection of thread hanging through a broken plastic box no longer being 'encased' by the box.

A line drawing of a collection of thread hanging through a broken plastic box no longer being 'encased' by the box.

A drawing of a flower I saw in Madrid using a traditional shading technique capturing the delicate nature of the flower.

A drawing of a flower I saw in Madrid using a traditional shading technique capturing the delicate nature of the flower.

A pencil line drawing using the crosshatching method to shade.

A pencil line drawing using the crosshatching method to shade.

A drawing of a bit that I found interesting if a door with loads of ripped posters on in Madrid.

A drawing of a bit that I found interesting if a door with loads of ripped posters on in Madrid.

Experimenting to get a similar effect that I got with the water with the hairspray.

Experimenting to get a similar effect that I got with the water with the hairspray.

After these drawings I found some dead flowers outside the art studio and started to draw them in pen and mess about with water and ink to make it run. I like the effect it gains as its a subtle hint of colour that helps complete the composition of the drawing.

After these drawings I found some dead flowers outside the art studio and started to draw them in pen and mess about with water and ink to make it run. I like the effect it gains as its a subtle hint of colour that helps complete the composition of the drawing.

Goodreads | Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1) by Leigh Bardugo — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

Goodreads | Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1) by Leigh Bardugo — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

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