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Shades of Grey Diamonds Monochrome watercolour

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A watercolor of grey diamonds,  made with inks on watercolor paper. Finally getting back to monochrome! Just playing around with the way light hits gemstones, in an abstract way.

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Apple Drops Watercolour

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I was planning on sticking to black and white for a while, but then I found some lovely fabriano card with a 400 gsm weight, and I had to try this idea which was floating in my head for a while- apple drops were always a favourite sweet of mine as a child, and the colours make easy inspiration for painting.

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Five Feather Quills Monochrome Black Ink Painting

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This is my first monochrome black and white ink painting in a while. I love old feather quills. I’m a Jane Austen fan, and I always imagine her writing her beautiful novels using a feather quill with curly tendrils. I love victorian images and ideas, so it was a pleasure making this illustration.

On etsy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/123476011/original-quills-monochrome-ink

Blue Ice Watercolour

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This is the last abstract in colour I’ve done in this series, I’ve loved working in colour but now I’m tempted to do a few in monochrome, as orginally I had done a series about doors in black and white that kind of inspired these colour pieces. Hope everyone is having a good weekend.

Abstract Watercolour ‘Mojito’, bubbly green shades

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Etsy link: https://www.etsy.com/listing/122630857/original-mojito-watercolor-green

Continuing the abstract mood lately, this one is in mint, leaf and other shades of green, in homage to a favorite cocktail of mine. I tried a peach mojito while out for dinner recently and it was delicious- but the original kind with fresh mint can’t be beat in the summer.

Red Leaf Watercolour Illustration

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On etsy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/122631727/red-and-gold-leaves-watercolour-abstract

This leaf watercolor is in two of my favorite colours, Flame Red and Indian Yellow. I love to wear red for energy and confidence.  I like painting leaves on this scale (8.5 in by 12 in) because it gives them detail and importance, and for me painting, like life, is about the little things.