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

Spring Collection – 4 Nursery Farmyard Friends

A fresh and playful farmyard gallery can be yours! I have picked four of my favourite farm animal watercolour prints and created a friendly grouping that would go beautifully into a yellow nursery or one with a rustic theme. Each print is created individually and signed by me. To see the artwork in better detail click on the image to bring it up nice and … Continue reading Spring Collection – 4 Nursery Farmyard Friends

Art Demo – Ladybird in Watercolour

For this simple yet dramatic demo I used hot pressed paper 9olbs by Arches of France but any hot pressed paper or medium (not) paper will do. I used a No 3 and a No 8 round watercolour brush and the main colours are New Gamboge (yellow), Scarlet Lake, Cadmium Red, French Ultramarine and Burnt Sienna. I did not stretch the paper first as I … Continue reading Art Demo – Ladybird in Watercolour