New sketches

My new sketches. First two – Montmartre (one is done on the natural paper which allows the use of white ink),  then Place Vendôme, the last one- Chateau Chenonceau.

Ink, pen, and watercolor pencils.

 

 

 

 

Save

Big sketches in the Little Theater of Happiness

It’s quiet late Sunday morning. I am leisurely walking through the empty streets of Montmartre towards a rendezvous with a naked woman. Well, to my first drawing session in Paris with a professional art model. In my bag – a wooden board,  big sheets of paper, and a box of charcoal. It’s cold today and there are very few people on the streets. Although streets are always empty on Sunday mornings. I love this magical time.

Walking in Paris, I am often torn between the desire to Continue reading

New sketches of Paris

Here are my new quick Parisian sketches- Invalides, Pont Au Change, Eglise de la Sainte-Trinité, Le Marais.

All of them done with ink pen, watercolors and watercolor pencils.

Sketch Paris

Paris sketch, Marais

Paris sketchParis sketch

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Ink and watercolor works

Some of my recent work – three drawings of Paris and one of Yvré L’Evêque…

Ink pens, watercolor and watercolor pencils (my new crush). I never used this kind before, as I don’t like colored pencils in general, but these ones are fun…

Save

Fashion Illustration, watercolors and charcoal

It is just not possible to live in Paris and not to try your hand at fashion illustration.

I have posted a few of my drawings on my Instagram account before, but have decided to gather them all together here. There are not many so far, but I hope this collection will get bigger…

fashion illustrationfashion illustration

fashion illustrationfashion illustration

fashion illustration

 

fashion illustrationfashion illustration

 

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Paris pen and ink sketches

Paris is a good city to draw and sketch. Great amount of Haussmann Architecture gives you an endless possibility for studying beautiful ornaments, balconies with magnificent grilles, decorative  stonework around the windows. But it also sometimes posing a problem for the one who trying to sketch them-too many details and you can get lost in them and overlook the whole picture.

Pears, oil and charcoal on paper

 

Another painting/sketch which I have done with oil on paper.

The paper has almost no grain and still, I really like how oil interacts with it. You can put it on diluted or thick -it takes it beautifully.

Painting of pears