This sequence of work (primarily Kate's A Level Art sketchbook pages) shows experimentation with media and the exploration of compositional ideas. Artist influences are chosen cleverly: seamlessly integrating with her own aesthetic.
The Devil Draws (http://thedevildraws.tumblr.com/) Winsor and Newton Cotman watercolor paint on Arches 140lb cold press-- testing different means of texturing by leaving different objects and materials on the washes
Observational study for an International GCSE Art project - A comprehensive sketchbook page based on the natural forms of shells. In addition to trialling a range of media and drawing techniques, students looked more closely at texture. Charcoal drawings of textured surfaces, as well as an etching of a nautilus shell (with notes about the Golden Section) are included.