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

Watercolour Painting Classes South Wales. Drop-in Friday class Tonteg near Pontypridd 2016-17

Ever fancied really getting to grips with watercolour? Then come along to my weekly Friday drop-in class! It is £12 per 3 hour session and you bring your own materials and equipment. I can advise you then on what you need. As of Oct 2016 email me at eastwitching@hotmail.com or call me Alison Fennell on 07415 801 844 for details on my Friday class in … Continue reading Watercolour Painting Classes South Wales. Drop-in Friday class Tonteg near Pontypridd 2016-17

Getting to Grips with Gouache – clematis & nastursium painting day

It was lovely to spend a day working once more with Barbara and Sandra. The girls decided they fancied trying out gouache as they had not really done much with it before. Our subjects were a rich deep purple clematis and a riveting yellow nastursium both climbing on a trellis or picket fence. To start we painted the skies by wetting the whole area first … Continue reading Getting to Grips with Gouache – clematis & nastursium painting day

Art Blossoms Painting Days – Spring 2014 Programme Now Out!

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!

Animal Magic Art Blossoms Painting Day

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

Judith gets herself a watercolour shopping list

I met Judith Whately many years ago on the recommendation of my friend Anne who had trained with her to become a Reflexologist. I too had wanted to follow this path and so was very excited to discover that Judith was still running the Academy for Combined Reflexology and that there was 1 space left for the next intake. I studied with Judith and finally … Continue reading Judith gets herself a watercolour shopping list