giovedì 5 maggio 2016

mercoledì 20 aprile 2016

dry dock - waterline iv


© 2016 JANE MINTER
DRY DOCK  - WATERLINE IV
watercolour wash
W&N NAPLES YELLOW + MAIMERI VENEZIA CYAN BLUE
CANSON MOULIN DU ROY HOT PRESS 300 g/m2  

......carrying on with the series of watercolour washes inspired by the boat hulls in dry dock 

rusty old keys


© 2016 JANE MINTER
"RUSTY OLD KEYS"
WATERCOLOUR STILL LIFE
 Fabriano COLD PRESS  300g/m2 

lunedì 11 aprile 2016

old keys


© 2016 JANE MINTER
"OLD KEYS"
WATERCOLOUR STILL LIFE
photo showing section of painting  A1 sheet   
 Fabriano COLD PRESS  300g/m2 

giovedì 3 marzo 2016

palette knife

© 2016 JANE MINTER
watercolour wash
CANSON MOULIN DU ROY HOT PRESS 300 g/m2  
 a small watercolour wash made using a palette knife


ORIENTIAL PLANE TREE FRUITS # 3


© 2016 JANE MINTER
"oriential PLANE TREE FRUITS "
WIP  SHOWING INITIAL WET IN WET WATERCOLOUR WASH
A1  Fabriano COLD PRESS 3600g/m2  
© 2016 JANE MINTER
                               

lunedì 29 febbraio 2016

mercoledì 17 febbraio 2016

oriental plane tree branch


© 2016 JANE MINTER
"oriential PLANE TREE BRANCH + FRUITS "
 WATERCOLOUR STUDY
 Fabriano COLD PRESS 600g/m2  


Another watercolour study showing a section of a larger painting (full sheet ) of a simple branch with fruits of an  oriential plane tree .... "direct observation" from nature painted from life 

oriental plane tree fruits


© 2016 JANE MINTER
"oriential PLANE TREE FRUITS"
INITIAL WATERCOLOUR STUDY 
 Fabriano COLD PRESS  300g/m2 



© 2016 JANE MINTER
"oriential PLANE TREE FRUITS"
 WATERCOLOUR STUDY
 Fabriano COLD PRESS  300g/m2 

sabato 2 gennaio 2016

watercolour wash

2015 © JANE MINTER

WATERCOLOUR WASH week # 1
SIZE : 10 x 15cm 
PAPER : CANSON MONTVAL- COLD PRESS - 300 g/m2
BRUSHES : flat brush 50mm / 2"  + round 12
WATERCOLOURS :  PHTALO TURQUOISE (W&N) + RAW SIENNA (W&N) + RAW UMBER (W&N) + MARS BROWN (MAIMERI BLU)
TECHNIQUE : "wet in wet"
link : http://washaweekchallenge.blogspot.it/

......wishing everyone a very HAPPY NEW YEAR !




martedì 8 dicembre 2015

venerdì 4 dicembre 2015

TEXTURES - CYPRUS BLACK SALT FLAKES


2015 © JANE MINTER
Cyprus black salt flakes   
 "Cypro"  white sea salt flakes with activated charcoal


2015 © JANE MINTER
MONTHLY CHALLENGE  SALT
Cyprus black salt flakes  + tinted wet wash
Canson Fontenay 300g/m2

applying black salt very finely grinded on wet wash ...the black is the charcoal of the black salt


2015 © JANE MINTER
MONTHLY CHALLENGE  SALT
 Cyprus black salt flakes + colbalt violet Maimeriblu  
 Canson Fontenay 300g/m2

3 seperate watercolour  washes....exploring mixing watercolour with salt and then applying with flat brush directly on paper wet on dry ( black salt with grinder was added in some areas)  

giovedì 3 dicembre 2015

TEXTURES - BLACK SALT + WATERCOLOUR


2015 © JANE MINTER
MONTHLY CHALLENGE  SALT
Cyprus black salt flakes   
 "Cypro"  white sea salt flakes with activated charcoal



 
2015 © JANE MINTER
Violetta di cobalto 
 colbalt violet - Maimeri Blu

2015 © JANE MINTER
MONTHLY CHALLENGE  # SALT
Cyprus black salt flakes  + Violetta di cobalto
 Canson Fontenay 300g/m2
 working flat 

2015 © JANE MINTER
MONTHLY CHALLENGE  # SALT
Cyprus black salt flakes  + Violetta di cobalto 
Canson Fontenay 300g/m2
gently tilting the paper  after the salt is applied 

.....above are 3 examples of black salt flakes grinded finely on various washes of violet colbalt "wet on dry"

I'm sharing the first of two posts I made earlier on in the year for the monthly challenge with salt from "WASH A WEEK CHALLENGE"



sabato 28 novembre 2015

martedì 24 novembre 2015

St.Martin's Summer


© 2015 JANE MINTER
"COMMON CHICORY"
CICHORIUM INTYBUS
WATERCOLOUR SKETCH
WILD BLUE FLOWERS # 1
ERBE DEI CAMPI - LA CICORIA COMUNE
painted from life

As November finishes the fields and meadows are still a mass of wild flowers and herbs. A quick and simple watercolour sketch of one of many wild blue flowers .


mercoledì 4 novembre 2015

watercolour wash # 5

 2015 @ JANE MINTER

WATERCOLOUR WASH - WEEK # 5 
SIZE : 24 X 32 cm



WATERCOLOURS :TRANSCULENT ORANGE ( SCHMINCKE) + CAD ORANGE ((W&N) +  NAPLES YELLOW (W&N) + BURNT UMBER(W&N) + RAW UMBER (MAIMERI BLU) +* SEPIA  W&N)
TECHNIQUE : "WET ON DRY WASH + WET IN WET  + WASHING OFF +  LIFTING + SPONGING
BRUSHES : FLAT 50MM + SPONGE ROLLER + NATURAL SPONGE 
  PAPER : canson MONTVAL 300 g/m2










2015 @ JANE MINTER 

http://washaweekchallenge.blogspot.it/








giovedì 29 ottobre 2015

watercolour wash # 4


© 2015 JANE MINTER
WATERCOLOUR WASH #4
http://washaweekchallenge.blogspot.it/
 WATERCOLOURS :TRANSCULENT ORANGE ( SCHMINCKE) + CAD ORANGE ((W&N) +  NAPLES YELLOW (W&N) + RAW UMBER (MAIMERI BLU)  
TECHNIQUE : " WET ON DRY"
BRUSHES : FLAT 50MM
                          PAPER : canson MONTVAL 300 g/m2

© 2015 JANE MINTER
WATERCOLOUR WASH #4