This is my morning mantra as I walked the dog around the fields. Feeling so lucky to be able to work online and not brave the traffic nightmare as I’ve done all my life. Being able to consider the depth of all things, even small things is a great gift which is coming to me more and more strongly this last month or so. What … Continue reading Stay quiet, stay small, go deep
Coming Soon – a free nifty semi-abstract watercolour landscape guide. Free upon sign-up to my fabby arty newsletter. Watch this space. Alison Continue reading Semi-Abstract Savvy
Today whilst I walked my Jack Russell Tilly up the local recreation fields I had a bit of folded paper and pencil to hand. This is due to the fact that I always think of something good (or at least I hope it will be) to do with art, teaching or writing whilst doing the daily rounds of the grassy playing fields. The fields are … Continue reading Wandering in Nature with Pencil and Paper
Happy New Year reader. I hope you are well and raring to go with any art projects you may have in mind? But before you tear off would you like a little juice for that creative muse of yours? If so hop over and preview a few pages of the latest edition of my indie arty magazine The Pottering Artist. If the excitement has all … Continue reading A Happy New Year’s Read – Art Magazine
Want to paint your own fox? Want to get more artiness via email? Click my sign up link below and you will get a unique – ad-free arty read plus a VIP discount code for use on my watercolour academy! Click now to find out more before you sign up! Send me my FREE arty magazine & VIP art course discount code please! Alison Fennell … Continue reading 3 stunning Foxes
TERRIFIED OF WATERCOLOUR? WANT TO FINALLY NAIL THIS MEDIUM? If you yearn to paint in watercolour but are scared to death of its mercurial and unpredictable nature you may want to invest in my new watercolour novice course. “Fanning the Flames of Fall” is a complete and straightforward course to get you confident and capable with watercolour. https://the-pottering-artist.teachable.com/ Say goodbye to uncertainty and panic and … Continue reading Terrified of Watercolour? I’ll give you Courage!
Watercolour Landscape Tutorial for Beginners – Jettison your creative confusion! Landscapes are eternally paintable and I don’t know about you but they were one of the first things I tried in watercolour. That was only after I was shown the complete process – from blank watercolour sheet to finished painting – by my art teacher. If you want the above photo image and line outline … Continue reading Watercolour Landscape Tutorial – for beginners
If you use tube paints you may not know that there are special lidded palettes available! WHY LIDDED? Arnold Lowreys Watercolour Palette Well these palettes allow you to cover your luscious moist paints when not in use and save you money. If you are someone who squirts tiny blobs of paint around the edges of a white dinner plate and then resorts to stretching a … Continue reading BEST PALETTE & Not Wasting Watercolour Paints
Painting for inner peace helps anchor you to your present moment. Are you searching for a path inwards for more stillness and calm? Painting simple shading exercises with your watercolours can be an absorbing and slowing act. Try attending awareness as you stroke each band of yellow and learn how to add subtle shadows as well. In this video I will show you everything you … Continue reading Painting Yellows for Inner Peace
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