A close up drawing of a dead flower, using less hairspray this time.

A close up drawing of a dead flower, using less hairspray this time.

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Experimenting with drawing straight onto a wet page and I like the effect I got here so I shall continue both methods of drawing while drawing these flowers.

Experimenting with drawing straight onto a wet page and I like the effect I got here so I shall continue both methods of drawing while drawing these flowers.

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A drawing of a flower I saw in Madrid using a traditional shading technique capturing the delicate nature of the flower.

A drawing of a flower I saw in Madrid using a traditional shading technique capturing the delicate nature of the flower.

A pencil line drawing using the crosshatching method to shade.

A pencil line drawing using the crosshatching method to shade.

A line drawing of a collection of thread hanging through a broken plastic box no longer being 'encased' by the box.

A line drawing of a collection of thread hanging through a broken plastic box no longer being 'encased' by the box.

A drawing of a bit that I found interesting if a door with loads of ripped posters on in Madrid.

A drawing of a bit that I found interesting if a door with loads of ripped posters on in Madrid.

After these drawings I found some dead flowers outside the art studio and started to draw them in pen and mess about with water and ink to make it run. I like the effect it gains as its a subtle hint of colour that helps complete the composition of the drawing.

After these drawings I found some dead flowers outside the art studio and started to draw them in pen and mess about with water and ink to make it run. I like the effect it gains as its a subtle hint of colour that helps complete the composition of the drawing.

A more complex drawing of a dead rose, I left my book leaning up against the wall to let the ink bleed down like rain.

A more complex drawing of a dead rose, I left my book leaning up against the wall to let the ink bleed down like rain.

A drawing of a shrivelled up leaf, I really like the marks I achieved here and I think the heavy bleed works well with the drawing.

A drawing of a shrivelled up leaf, I really like the marks I achieved here and I think the heavy bleed works well with the drawing.

Further experimentation with hair spray.

Further experimentation with hair spray.

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