Pen and Wash Gallery - 2
This delightful building is the Target House at Brodsworth House and Gardens.
The Target House
This picture of a Lighthouse was painted using Ink and Ink washes. The ink granulates when it is dropped into wet areas of paper which is what caused the brown tints in the rocks.
This old Haberdashery shop window has been ingeniously crammed between two flights of stone steps leading up to the front doors of this property in Robin Hoods Bay, Yorkshire.
I don't know if this old fishing boat is still in use. Its badly flaking paint, rust stained hull and rotting wooden boards have certainly seen better days.
Old Fishing Boat
This Water Mill is located at Lower Slaughter in the Cotswolds. Today the building houses a museum, gift shop and tea room and if you're ever in the area it's well worth a visit.
The Old Mill
I discovered this vintage Hobbies A1 Treadle Saw when clearing out my late Father's attic. I have many fond memories of him making toys on this when I was a child.The ink drawing prior to adding the washes can be seen in my Pen Gallery.
Hobbies Fret Saw
This painting of a small sail boat on a mist covered lake was painted using Ink and Ink washes. It was very interesting to see the way the ink granulated when it was dropped into wet areas of paper.
This painting of a Raven was done using Ink and Ink washes
This bungalow was my home for twenty years and this painting of it was done with ink and ink washes. I really like the way the ink granulates into different hues
This fine Scottish lodge, built in 1825, is Situated in Glendaruel, a glen in the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. I painted this using Ink and Ink washes.
A Pen & Wash painting of a door in York Castle. I've always maintained that the pen element of a pen & wash painting should stand in it's own right and you can see the pen work
before adding the washes in my Pen Gallery
A Pen & Wash sketch of a ruined section of Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire, using Sepia Ink
Arches at Knaresborough
I discovered this property while out walking near Castle Ashby in Northamptonshire. Castle Ashby is famous for its large Manor House, the gardens of which figure in some of my other paintings. This picture was mainly drawn in pen and ink, with ink washes being added later.
House near Castle Ashby
A Pen & Wash monochrome painting of the hamlet of Watendlath situated in the Lake District.
Watendlath, The Lake District
A Pen & Wash sketch of New Road, Robin Hoods Bay. This was drawn using a water soluble pen which was then washed over with a brush and clean water.
New Road, Robin Hoods Bay
A Pen & Wash sketch of Crail Harbour drawn out with a soluble ink pen and then washed over with a brush and clean water.
A Pen & Wash painting of a Fuchsia in a wooden Tub. Using a pen enabled me to pick out the detail of the wood grain and the chippings
Fuchsia in Tub
A Pen & Wash sketch of a ruined section of Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire
A Pen & Wash sketch of a window seen near Broadway, in the Cotswolds
This Pen & Wash painting of the Chapel in Kingsthorpe Cemetery, Northampton, was produced from a pencil sketch I drew earlier in the day.
This wooden Gazebo sits at the end of a pathway that runs beneath a long rustic archway adorned with spectacular Roses. This is The Secret Garden in the grounds of Castle Ashby House in Northamptonshire.