Wandering in Nature with Pencil and Paper

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

A Happy New Year’s Read – Art Magazine

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

Terrified of Watercolour? I’ll give you Courage!

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

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

BEST PALETTE & Not Wasting Watercolour Paints

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