The Robe Reflected

6 Nov

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This is an old one of mine, from when I was going through a watercolour period at the weekly life drawing group at Swansea Print Workshop. This model has beautiful robes and we often try a pose or two with them on. The reflected figure in the large mirrors formed a composition that I really liked. I used an A3 spiral bound heavyweight watercolour sketchbook.

I never think of myself as a painter; I used the watercolour and brush to draw with the liquid. I didn’t try to do a lot of detail, I used fairly broad brushes to concentrate on colour rather than fine line.

4 Responses to “The Robe Reflected”

  1. anna warren portfolio November 7, 2015 at 05:27 #

    I like this very much Rosie – you ARE a painter … or maybe someone who draws with paint …

    • Rosie Scribblah November 7, 2015 at 06:04 #

      Thank you Anna. Someone who draws with paint is probably the best description. I look at this and see a potential screen print

  2. Leonie Andrews November 6, 2015 at 22:49 #

    Funny how we ‘see’ ourselves. I make lots of prints on cloth but rarely think of myself as a printmaker.

    • Rosie Scribblah November 6, 2015 at 22:57 #

      That’s interesting. I guess it’s what we have most affinity with 😀

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