Just that really. I’ve ordered a few books on Chinese brush painting but while I’m waiting for them to arrive, I’m just experimenting with different paints, brushes and paper.

Goldfish. Gold gouache. Acrylic brush.

Goldfish. Gold gouache. Chinese brush.

Gouache. Rice paper. Chinese brush.

I’m still keen on getting a phalaenopsis on paper. I’m aiming for an impression rather than photo realism and this is quite close to what I have in mind. (Rice paper. Gouache. Chinese brush.)

Messin’ wit’ me brushes