Bookings being taken now for the following:- 1) Capturing Playful Hares in watercolour 2) Colour Feeling Through Pastel 3) Native American Indians in Pen & Wash 4) Nastursium Watercolour Fiesta! 5) The Elemental Landscape in Charcoal – BOOK NOW If you want to get to grips with watercolour, pen and wash and other art media such as drawing and pastels you have found the … Continue reading Art Blossoms Painting Days 2007/18 are Here!
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I spent a fun day working with a new student called Allan yesterday. We covered watercolour basics as Allan wanted a refresher after many years away from painting and so we chatted about paper weights and types, tube paints versus pan paints and the value of having a place to leave all your painting gear out so that you can go to it whenever you … Continue reading Sky’s the Limit – Watercolour Workshop
Took me ages to upload it – I almost lost the will to live when YouTube announced to me that a 10 min video would take 189mins to upload! Here is the link – simply click and you are there! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw_lfo_imCM&feature=youtu.be Enjoy! Continue reading Watercolour Poppy Video – sit back and enjoy!
For anyone living in the South Wales area (or beyond!) I am pleased to announce my next watercolour workshop programme starting in January 2014. You will find a selection of painting days to choose from – all suitable for beginners and up – which will equip you with the fundamental watercolour techniques to improve your painting and have more fun with it. My workshops have … Continue reading Art Blossoms Painting Days – Spring 2014 Programme Now Out!
On Thursday I had the company of 3 lovely ladies from Pentyrch Art Society. Barbara, Charmian and Carol came over to me for an animal magic watercolour workshop. We had a fun and full day getting to grips with mastering layering washes and me trying to stop Carol sneakily using her tube of white gouache in her work! With Christmas coming up they had requested … Continue reading Animal Magic Art Blossoms Painting Day
For an upcoming Art Blossoms Painting Day I will be teaching a lady how to paint cats. Of course – the eyes are such a prominent feature in cats that I have had to do a special focus study on just that. I used Arches hot pressed 90lb paper. A size 3 and a 6 round brush. Colours – Raw Sienna, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, … Continue reading The Eyes Have It! – Art Demo – Tabby Cat Eyes
For those who want to get to grips with the wonderful medium of watercolour I am pleased to announce my Autumn Painting Days Programme for 2013. A range of subjects is available and suitable for all levels. Even if you don’t draw you can still come and revel in painting as drawing outlines can be provided for you. Take a look at my programme (double … Continue reading Art Blossoms Painting Days in Pontypridd – Autumn Programme Out Now
Three members of Pentyrch Art Society came for a whole day’s painting on Tuesday and we ripped through the demos – producing four paintings each – it was a fast-paced day and I enjoyed their company and chat about all things art. Here are some pics of the ladies in action! Continue reading Painting Day with Anne, Gwyn and Glynis
Why not!? It’s an investment in yourself to get some new gear and supplies now and then. As I am teaching a lot now I have a perfect reason to go paint and equipment shopping! Top of my list this month was to treat myself to 2 brand spanking new Frank Webb watercolour palettes. My fist one bought 20 years ago is still in use … Continue reading Treat yourself to some art supplies!