INTRODUCTION and TIPS

drawing and watercolour

DRAWING

INSPIRE

DRAWING

Here are a collection of images and videos that explore the medium of drawing. Included are a range of works from traditional and representational modes of drawing to modern and contemporary practices that are more experimental and expressive and that cross over with other disciplines such as sculpture, installation art and  land art.

Also included are sections on beloved Illustrators such as Quentin Blake and Edward Lear, as well as sections on comic art and cartooning.

There's a myriad of styles and approaches to learn from and enjoy. Take a look and be inspired to start making your own drawings on or off the page. 

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Pencil sketches of legs, feet and the arms and torso of a male.

Study of legs, feet, and a young man leaning, Abraham Bloemaert, 1574 - 1651, Rijks Museum, Public Domain.

ACTIVITY

KEEPING A SKETCHBOOK

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Ideas Sheet on how to keep a sktechbook includes written suggestion and photographs of sketchbooks with drawings, paiting and collage in them.

ACTIVITY

DRAWING IDEAS

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Drawing Ideas sheet includes text and illustrative images.

ACTIVITY

DRAWING IDEAS:

MARK MAKING

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WATERCOLOUR AND WATERBASED MEDIA

WATCH

WATERCOLOUR MATERIALS DEMONSTRATION

Maria Doyle, an Artist Practitioner with Art in Hospital offers a short demonstration of ways  to work with watercolour paints and pencils.

As part of the remote strands of our programme found in our postal project, seen on Instagram and  Twitter, Art in Hospital have been sending in art materials to the projects and patients we would normally be working with in person. This video demonstration originally made for the patients Maria works with is also helpful to anyone interested in beginning to experiment with watercolour drawing and painting.

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Still frame from video demonstration on watercolour painting showing brush and paper with watercolour painting of flower forms.

ACTIVITY

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

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READ | TIPS

HOW TO USE WATERCOLOUR PENCILS AND CRAYONS

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Drawing Ideas Sheet containing writing describing ways of working with watercolour pencils and aquarelle crayons in text and illustrations.
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Background Artwork by Lily Ross 'Untitled'  Watercolour on paper 2019

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