Take a bow Mr Budgie! Watercolour demo

Here we have a dapper budgie (is there any other kind?) painted in simple steps. Materials used –  Cerulean Blue, French Ultramarine, Burnt umber, cobalt blue and a touch of winsor violet. He was painted onto gorgeous Fabriano Artistico 90lbs hot pressed paper with a fab watermark. I love this paper – so expressive and lets the paint run and granulate beautifully for a sensual … Continue reading Take a bow Mr Budgie! Watercolour demo

Watercolour Demo of a Doe for Ashley

Here is a demo of how I painted the doe to the left in watercolour. This sweet-eyed and elegant doe is a commission for a lady called Ashley from Texas.. Once I had drawn the doe I wetted the entire inside area with clear water and let it soak in a bit before adding some pale lavender to the inner ears, just under the eyes … Continue reading Watercolour Demo of a Doe for Ashley

How To Paint a Conure in Watercolor – Demo – Step by step watercolor conure

A lady called Allison (who is a falconer and an avid bird lover) asked me to paint her Conure called Peanut and her Red Tailed Hawk named Phoenix. I decied that I would log each step of the painting process to break it down for those who like to see how birds can be painted in watercolor. Enjoy. For words and a bit of how … Continue reading How To Paint a Conure in Watercolor – Demo – Step by step watercolor conure