This week I’ve had two lovely things happen. My range of Alison’s Ark watercolour cards that are under license with Museums & Galleries Collection are now in 2018 calendar form! I am delighted to know that they are going to be sold UK-wide at W H Smiths and other outlets. 2. A batch of 20 hand drawn ink dog cards that I did have been … Continue reading A Few Bits of Lovely News
Are you looking for a retro floral look this Christmas? If you love animals and seasonal wreaths you may like my Christmas Wreath Set of 3 8×10 inch prints – portrait format – SAVE by buying this set of 3! Or buy them individually. Total cost for the 3 prints is $70 plus shipping – that’s approx. £49 plus shipping in pounds! :)) A fine and … Continue reading Christmas Art Gifts
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
If you love animals and work in watercolour no doubt you will probably have tried painting birds. The endless array of species of beautiful birds will keep us painting for a lifetime and watercolour lends itself perfectly to capture the feather colours and textures with ease. You can use flowing wet into wet techniques in the early stages of painting birds; adding darker colours to … Continue reading Painting Birds in Watercolour
Just lately I have been commissioned to paint a Chihuahua and an Alsatian (German Shepherd) in watercolour. I am a professional artist based in Pontypridd, South Wales, UK and take dog portrait commissions. If you would like more details please contact me – Alison Fennell – via my email – firstname.lastname@example.org Prices start at £75 plus p&p for an original dog portrait at size 8×10 inches. … Continue reading Painting Dogs in Watercolour
Art sale this weekend! All prices reduced. Grab an original now to enhance your space – direct from me, the artist:) 10 of my original watercolours are up for sale – to view more images of each one or to buy click on any of the paintings below. Easy to frame! Most of my paintings are standard photo size so you just buy a supermarket … Continue reading Original Watercolour Sale – This Weekend!
She is drop-dead gorgeous, is tan year round and commands authority whenever she appears! Who other than Berk – the most stunning Rhodesian Ridgeback I have ever seen. Her Mum Whitney has asked me to paint her two Ridgebacks and so here I present Berk. My initial pencil drawing was the basis for the subsequent watercolour washes. Over a few days I added more form … Continue reading How to paint a Rhodesian Ridgeback