Sketchbook

Exotic Fruit Sketchbook Work

Exotic Fruit Sketchbook Work

This week I've been using my sketchbook to do some colourful studies of exotic fruits.  and here I worked from my sketches on my iPad:   View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kate Broughton (@kate_broughton_)    

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houseplant sketchbook pages

houseplant sketchbook pages

This week I've been spending more time working on my sketchbook focussing on my houseplants and succulents this week. Here's a study of my Umbrella plant, using pencil, then pen, then alcohol marker and coloured pencil.   View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kate Broughton (@kate_broughton_)  

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Barn owl studies - sketchbook

Barn owl studies - sketchbook

Today I made some time to do some sketchbook work. We have barn owls nearby and have been trying to time our evening dog walk to spot them hunting, unfortunately we got rained off yesterday but there have been lots of sightings and local photographers have been sharing their photos so I've spent a bit of time today doing some sketches.

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Sketchbook insights - Mother's Day Card design process.

Sketchbook insights - Mother's Day Card design process.

I'm going to be sharing my sketchbook pages here as it's something that I always love to see of other illustrators and artists. I love to see the processes behind designs and, for me at least, keeping a sketchbook has always been great for keeping me inspired and motivated. I'm going to try and share here on a regular basis, including current projects and old work too. Here's a little peek at the drawings I did back in 2015 for my Tapir Mother's Day card.  

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