Happy New Year everyone. I hope the holiday season has been treating you well. While doing the studio purge, I came upon some sketches from a couple of years back from a project I worked on at the Japanese Gardens here in Philadelphia. You can read about that visit here. *Video below*
The place enchants me but this visit in the cold and snow when it's usually closed was especially magical.
Materials I used were
Stillman & Birn large white watercolor sketchbook
Pam Carriker's new inks: Barely Black and White
Watercolors in earthy brown and indigo
White oil pastel, paint marker
Lately, I have been using artist tape to cover the spine area of the book. If the spread is one page only, I can then remove the tape easily.
Here's the video ...