After tutorial last night talking about the application of different degrees of colour, line and mark-making I borrowed a set of coloured fineliners and bought a pack of broad and fine tipped felt pens - this caused an explosion of colour today! Starting off with some simple line experiments...
I really enjoyed overlaying all the media, the colour combinations of the ink and the watercolour was great, really textural. The sun was getting really hot though and there was zero shade other than from the hat on my head, so this one was a little ambitious for the situation:
However this worked much better as it was on a smaller scale:
I loved the composition left by these lobster pots
and after yesterday's introduction to Luis Gordillo
I was inspired to abstract the circles in to this nice pattern:
It got me very distracted with all my new pens so I just had to play with the colours...
I then applied a bit more consideration
and wondered what it would look like if you overlayed this idea....
After experimenting a little more with pattern, shape and exhausting my new vibrant colour pallete:
I started to draw out the bar and its lighting features:
Robyn and Martyn fell asleep providing a great life study
Then it was time for a dip in the sea before documenting the beautiful bright parasols: