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Blue Siamese Fighting Fish

Blue Siamese Fighting Fish

I’ve been trying to keep things a bit looser in my last few Illustrations so that I retain and create some pencil texture in the Illustrations. For this Illustration I started by scanning in a coloured pencil drawing and then working on it some more in Krita until I was happy with it. I find there is always a temptation to overwork digital art, but it also depends on the effect you are going for. This is for a pattern I am currently developing.

Fish and birds in watercolour and pencil

These last few weeks I’ve been happy combining watercolour pencils, colour pencils, Uni Posca Pens and digital media. After much trial and error I’m getting much happier with my process now and I have a lot of material to go back through and create portfolio pieces with. Two years of drawing everyday since my art course has created loads of ideas in my sketchbooks and I think I’m improving.

I still have more images just from the last week to clean up for this blog but here are a few I’ve been working on.

Designs on Spoonflower Available

One of the things I am working on is making pattern designs for fabric in collaboration with my mum who sews, makes quilts and runs workshops. I have one design available so far at Spoonflower which is of the Siamese Fighting Fish Watercolours I did earlier in the year.

siamese and gold pattern
Siamese Fighting Fish and Goldfish Pattern

I will be making more themed sets and pattern designs available soon based around my interests, including the happy families squirrels.

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