New Kid on the Block – Introducing Hooker’s Green to my Palette

Viridian and I are not friends. Years ago when I started dabbling in watercolour I read a lot of sound instructional books by Alwyn Crawshaw. He recommended amongst others Hooker’s Green as part of a beginners’ starter set of paints. I used it then but for over 15 years it has not been on my palette. I have no idea why I strayed away from … Continue reading New Kid on the Block – Introducing Hooker’s Green to my Palette

Treat yourself to some art supplies!

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!