Notes on technique: AoA scroll for Alwin of Spottiswoode
Size: 9x12, with 1" borders. The paper is Aquarelle Arches, 140 lb
cold press, acid-free.
François Thibault, 8-14 August XXXIII. My sixth scroll.
Hand: French Batarde (Drogin). 1/2 mm Brause nib.
Line spacing: 3mm minim, 3mm above and below each minim.
Ink: W&N Black Indian Ink.
Vine border taken from various French examples.
Outlining: crow nib.
The tree is because his name is Spottiswoode.
Tree trunk: half-and-half mixture of W&N Burnt Sienna and Burnt Umber
Tree crown: W&N Forest Green
Shield: Gran d'Ache Black and W&N Sky Blue
Leaves: Gran d'Ache Golden and Orange; W&N Sky Blue, Primary Red, and
A repair where I painted the trunk where there was no trunk: W&N Permanent