Colourful Butterfly Cushions and Bags

BUTTERFLY MADNESS! I seem to be suffering from butterfly madness this last 10 days! I have painted lots of styles and shapes and sizes and all with an imaginary slant.   LET RIP WITH YOUR IMAGINATION! Not one of my butterflies exists in real life. I wanted to paint freely and expressively reaching for whatever colours on my palette that drew my eye. I hope you … Continue reading Colourful Butterfly Cushions and Bags

Painting Butterflies in Watercolour

I felt the urge to paint some loose and abstract butterflies this week and so I dusted down my camcorder and filmed my progress. I hope you enjoy watching and that you may like to try them too. Techniques and materials I used hot pressed watercolour paper and Winsor & Newton tube watercolour paint. Each butterfly has several layers or washes and I leave each … Continue reading Painting Butterflies in Watercolour