Art Demo – Painting a Young Stag in Watercolour

Now that I have my drawing I am ready to add the initial washes. I use a 3 and a 6 round sable brush, Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna, Sap Green, Cobalt Blue and my paper is Arches Hot Pressed 90lbs 100% rag. Please click on the image below as it will come up nice and big and you can read what I did. At this … Continue reading Art Demo – Painting a Young Stag in Watercolour

Sketching a young male deer

I have been asked to paint a young stag and it’s with delight that I begin. Just before Christmas I bought The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey¬†and it cast a spell over me for the whole week during which I sat snuggled up reading it. Why? because it is set in times past in frontier Alaska where snow, log cabins and basic living are the … Continue reading Sketching a young male deer