Waste Not Want Not

Working as a freelance artist every little helps and so I have managed to not waste a single scrap of my A3+ sized archival Epson printing paper. At £35 a pack of 20 sheets you can see why. I use this paper exclusively to print my archival animal watercolours. For the last 5 years since I’ve been a self-employed artist selling on Etsy.com I’ve used … Continue reading Waste Not Want Not

Italian Greyhound Art Demo

A beautiful Italian Greyhound called Cairo just stopped me in my tracks – (see earlier post) and below is how I proceeded to paint him.His mother Niki (of ShadedMoon on Etsy)  and I are working together on producing several Italian Greyhound portraits in the original and print forms with a percentage of the prints ones going to Niki’s UK charity the Italian Greyhound Rescue Here … Continue reading Italian Greyhound Art Demo

Italian Greyhound Art Demo – Watercolour Demo

A beautiful Italian Greyhound called Cairo just stopped me in my tracks – (see earlier post) and below is how I proceeded to paint him.His mother Niki (of ShadedMoon on Etsy)  and I are working together on producing several Italian Greyhound portraits in the original and print forms with a percentage of the prints ones going to Niki’s UK charity the Italian Greyhound Rescue Here … Continue reading Italian Greyhound Art Demo – Watercolour Demo

Dolphin Watercolor Demo – 12 step painting

OK – Brushes out! Follow along if you fancy paining this fresh dolphin. I used Saunders Waterford 140lb Hot Pressed High White paper (available from Ken Bromley Art Supplies, UK) for lovely sparkle and Winsor & Newton tube watercolour paints. Colours are French Ultramarine, Windsor Violet, Cerulean Blue, Antwerp Blue and Burnt Umber. Brush sizes 6 and 3 round. 1) I wet the entire inside … Continue reading Dolphin Watercolor Demo – 12 step painting

Dulwich Children’s Art Exhibition Starts Saturday 29th Oct!

Calling all those who would like to enchant their children this Christmas and beyond!See a larger view of all the following images by clicking on them. “Once Upon a Christmastime” has children in mind with artful animals, fantasy creatures, engaging characters and unique childhood charm. Adorning your child’s nursery or bedroom with appealing imagery will instantly enhance plain walls and create a wondrous ambience. A … Continue reading Dulwich Children’s Art Exhibition Starts Saturday 29th Oct!

Enchant your children this Christmas…

…with unique and engaging animal art prints. View “Amber Lapin” print now With little people in mind I created this special range with light-hearted and educational animal appeal! It has just been launched by The Little Picture Company from whom it is exclusively available making them that little bit extra special:) Choose from Amber Lapin, Flamboyant Florence the Flamingo, Samuel Seaturtle, Treetop Toucan and Velveteen … Continue reading Enchant your children this Christmas…

Art feature on Schulnam Art Blog

How lucky am I to have Miriam of Schulman Art blog feature me today! Thank you for this fun interview which made me think more about why and how I paint. Seeing my paintings on your site is very encouraging and I hope your readers enjoy looking around my “studio” and my artwork. Alison Continue reading Art feature on Schulnam Art Blog