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
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
Are you feeling the summer heat yet? Here in Wales we have had some real summer weather and so here is a simple meadow scene with some cow parsley (AKA Queen Anne’s Lace) waving in the foreground. COPYRIGHT and TIPS! Please feel free to follow this demo but as always please note that you cannot them sell the result – to do that would breach … Continue reading Summer Meadow Art Demo in Gouache
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
That’s it! I’ve decided to really go outside my painting size comfort zone. Now “big” to me is A3 as I am usually an 8×10 inch kind of girl. Also I can’t go bigger than A3 as my scanner won’t take it and I want to be able to scan my artwork and make cards and possible prints in the future. The reason – this … Continue reading Busying Around Ready to Paint a Big Massive Hare!
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
Sometimes you can carry on too long with a painting. I recently prepared a magnolia watercolour demo for an upcoming class I have. I painted the flowers and petals and stems in stages and took shots as the painting developed. At the point where I had defined the flowers and stems sufficiently (photo above) I thought it needed a background and so picked a green … Continue reading Watercolour Jumping off Points