Shades of….Grey…

it’s been a grey, dank day so far, although as I type the sun is trying to make an appearance; there’s even been the odd snowflake… the ‘Six in Twenty ‘ reflects the weather…..I have been attempting to improve my tonal work….


Using charcoal and inks, some studies were more successful than others, but that’s the point of experimentation….

I felt the following three merited further exploration….




So, on slightly heavier watercolour paper I tried….

img_0022img_0021I used a lot of water so it’s obvious the paper needs to be even heavier…

Not sure if these pieces are that successful but I’m enjoy the process….


8 thoughts on “Shades of….Grey…

    1. Thank you Mari! Really am enjoying playing with the ink! Paper buckled a bit so perhaps need to invest in heavier weight paper before considering framing but am feeling positive about these!

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