Painting Birds in Watercolour

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

This Week’s Art

This week has seen a lot of art being made:) Tuesday daytime – I was teaching my Art Spirit Painter’s Group how to paint a tall ship Tuesday evening I was doing a watercolour horse demonstration to Sully Art Group Friday afternoon was spent with my growing Tonteg Art Spirit Painter’s group where we painted a Moroccan doorway and on Saturday morning I gave a one … Continue reading This Week’s Art

Painting Dogs 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 – Prices start at £75 plus p&p for an original dog portrait at size 8×10 inches. … Continue reading Painting Dogs in Watercolour

Original Watercolour Sale – This Weekend!

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!

Black Friday to Cyber Monday FREE shipping on all animal art prints from !

Save a tonne on shipping this weekend! I am offering FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING – order now in time for Xmas:) Get the perfect gift for the animal lover in your life! Pick from a huge range of adorable animal art prints:) Also check out my animal lover idea boards on PINTEREST below Continue reading Black Friday to Cyber Monday FREE shipping on all animal art prints from !

Animal Lover Gifts UK

STUMPED for GIFT IDEAS? For a truly unique and perfect gift for the animal lover in your life how about a vibrant ready to frame watercolour animal print?! READY to FRAME My animal art prints are all ready to slip into any pre-made frame that you can get for around £10 in Sainsbury’s, Tescos or any department store. All UNDER £15 Choose from a huge … Continue reading Animal Lover Gifts UK

Getting in a really Fowl Mood for Christmas

Not literally but artistically! I have been asked to paint s pheasant and a goose. The goose is from a photo I took of one near Caerphilly castle where I live last May. She could make a lovely accent piece in a rustic country kitchen or equally in a farmyard themed nursery perhaps:) To purchase a print of this goose please click here – reading Getting in a really Fowl Mood for Christmas


Finally got a chance today to sit down with my idea for painting a hare in amongst the grass – here is my earlier post about that if you want to see where I’m coming from:) I had done all my tasks and duties yesterday to clear a timespace to devote to this idea which will just not be still in my mind! I … Continue reading Nocturn

Art Blossom Day

This Thursday I had two ladies  – Christine and Barbara – come to my home studio for a watercolour painting day. They are members of Pentyrch Art Society and I have also know Christine from when we were both painting at Arnold Lowrey’s watercolour classes years and years ago. There was much chat about types of paint, brands of paper and models of palettes and … Continue reading Art Blossom Day