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Line Drawings & Tissue Underlays

Often the starting point can come directly from a line drawing in one of my sketch books. A simple line drawing can be given colour and texture with underlays of hand-coloured tissue, cut to fit the required shapes. Sometimes, I use a watercolour wash as an alternative to the tissue underlays. Either of these techniques adds visual interest, whilst retaining the hand-drawn quality of the original sketch.



Progression from sketch to final line-art Line drawing with hand-coloured tissue underlay