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Jane Blundell
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Travels
I am planning to write a book on sketching. It will be illustrated with sketches from all over the world. I'll be heading off for four weeks this Friday and exploring Hong Kong, Paris, London, Cambridge and some of the north of England. I'll add some of my ...
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30 years of Trees
Morton Bay Fig, pen sketch 1984 I love drawing trees. I have used the original sketches drawn on location for etchings, large paintings and book illustrations. A few weeks ago I went to the Blue Mountains and chose to sketch trees. Here are some from over t...
Morton Bay Fig, pen sketch 1984 I love drawing trees. I have used the original sketches drawn on location for etchings, large paintings and book illustrations. A few weeks ago I went to the Blue Mountains and chose to sketch ...
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De Atramentis Document Ink Colours
I have posted a lot about mixing these inks, but thought it might be helpful to show the basic colours all together too. Here they are - the scan has made the magenta look more pink than it is and they are all 'backlit'. The black is actually Black not dark...
I have posted a lot about mixing these inks, but thought it might be helpful to show the basic colours all together too. Here they are - the scan has made the magenta look more pink than it is and they are all 'backlit'. The ...
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The professional touch
I scanned the colour charts for my new book myself on my Canon scanner. I didn't clean them up or adjust them and they look ok though not a perfect match... But I also took them to my wonderful printer Fine Art Imaging  and had them professionally scanned u...
I scanned the colour charts for my new book myself on my Canon scanner. I didn't clean them up or adjust them and they look ok though not a perfect match... But I also took them to my wonderful printer Fine Art Imaging and ...
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Buildings in the Rocks - George Street
The Sydney Sketch Club set up a challenge to draw all the buildings along George Street in The Rocks area. It's been going a year and so far I have managed to sketch four of them. Some have done the whole street, as a concertina book or a series of sketches...
The Sydney Sketch Club set up a challenge to draw all the buildings along George Street in The Rocks area. It's been going a year and so far I have managed to sketch four of them. Some have done the whole street, as a concert...
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A Question of Brushes
Working in watercolour requires only a few tools and materials, which, if carefully chosen, will last for a very long time. You need paper, paint and brushes. Water containers, spray bottles, sponges, pencils, pens, inks and other tools and equipment can be...
Working in watercolour requires only a few tools and materials, which, if carefully chosen, will last for a very long time. You need paper, paint and brushes. Water containers, spray bottles, sponges, pencils, pens, inks and ...
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The Ultimate Mixing Palette: a World of Colours
I have uploaded my next book, 'The Ultimate Mixing Palette: as World of colours', onto Blurb and you can see a preview of 27 pages  here  to get an idea of what it is about. It has about 7520 individual colour swatches - that's a lot of hues with just these...
I have uploaded my next book, 'The Ultimate Mixing Palette: as World of colours', onto Blurb and you can see a preview of 27 pages here to get an idea of what it is about. It has about 7520 individual colour swatches - that's...
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New website page
My new book is almost completed and I have added a page in my website with additional information on the colours used in my ultimate mixing palette. http://www.janeblundellart.com/limited-palette-a-world-of-colours.html
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More three colour mixes with De Atramentis Document Inks
I have explored a number of three colour mixes to see how to make interesting neutrals with the De Atramentis Document Inks. Many can be found in previous Blog posts (search 'Mixing De Atramentis Document Inks).  The first here are using the mixing triad Do...
I have explored a number of three colour mixes to see how to make interesting neutrals with the De Atramentis Document Inks. Many can be found in previous Blog posts (search 'Mixing De Atramentis Document Inks).  The first...
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Permanent Red Deep
Permanent Red Deep, Daniel Smith watercolour. Here is the third of the colours in my suggested primary triad. It looks a little yellow on the screen - it is actually slightly on the crimson side, without being as cool as an alizarin hue, so it makes great p...
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Watercolour Mixing Charts
I have painted many colour charts that are available on my website, but have also made them into a book, Watercolour Mixing Charts, that is available on Blurb.com as a hard cover, soft cover or eBook. It is also available as an iBook on the Apple store. You...
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The Blue Mountains
I spent the weekend at Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, and returned to Evan's Lookout to sketch another view of the cliffs looking to the left. The shadows were very strong in the morning, and the sun very hot. Last time I sketched here is was very cold a...
I spent the weekend at Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, and returned to Evan's Lookout to sketch another view of the cliffs looking to the left. The shadows were very strong in the morning, and the sun very hot. Last time I ...
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