Hibiscus Lady – final version

Hibiscus Lady. Watercolour pencils on drawing cardboard. February 2014

I tried something new when I did the hair. I first wetted the paper and then applied the watercolour pencil. You get a very rich colour when you do this; however with the drawing cardboard I was running the risk of damaging the paper. I managed to avoid that but I now know that drawing cardboard is not the paper to be used when working with watercolour pencils in this way.

I am still looking for hot-pressed watercolour paper. The watercolour paper pad I’ve got contains sheets of rough paper. The back of this paper is smoother, but I don’t want to remove it from the pad. Well, I’ve got a big catalogue from Boesner which is a rather famous shop here in Germany and will spend some time investigating. …


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About Ulla Hennig

I live and work in Berlin. Taking photos is one of my hobbies, and writing is one of my hobbies, too. So I decided not only to show some of my pictures here but also present some of the thought which came wth the pictures.

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