mercoledì 27 novembre 2013

lunedì 25 novembre 2013

hegdehog puzzle


©  JANE MINTER 2013
"hedgehog puzzle"
small timber hedgehog puzzle by sculptor John Spielman
painted from life 
A4 watercolour sketch 

childhood memories.... a quick 10 minute sketch of a small timber hedgehog puzzle by sculptor John Spielman.

venerdì 22 novembre 2013

pink + orange - spindle berries



©  JANE MINTER 2013
"spindle tree branch" 
spindle berries i
initial watercolour sketch  
painted from life
22 x 38cm Canson Montval 


©  JANE MINTER 2013
"pink + orange" 
spindle berries iii
watercolour wash
"wet on dry"+ "weti n wet" + "cling film" texture   
A3 Canson Montval 



work in progress......initial watercolour sketch and one of a few watercolour washes I've been working on  inspired by the vivid autumnal colours of the berries of the spindle trees

mercoledì 20 novembre 2013

pre-alps - sketch


©  JANE MINTER 2013
"pre-alps"
Fabriano Artistico  
GRANA FINA - COLD PRESS
23 x 30.5 cm 
 watercolour sketch


posting a small section of a recent watercolour sketch of the pre-alps

sabato 9 novembre 2013

olive oil - olio di oliva


©  JANE MINTER 2013
"olive oil"
olio di oliva 
Fabriano Artistico  
GRANA FINA - COLD PRESS
23 x 30.5 cm 
watercolour sketch
 painted from life


martedì 5 novembre 2013

opening


©  JANE MINTER 2013
"opening"
prelimaninary study 
watercolour wash 
Cansons Fontenay
32 x 41cm 

a preliminary study working from memory and exploring washes inspired by large openings of the sliding industrial doorways of many façades on my recent trip to France .

domenica 3 novembre 2013