New Paintings this Week – watercolour dogs and a watercolour hare

Had a busy week this week completing two more watercolour dog commissions. I also painted a hare in a midnight countryside scene as one of my demos for my weekly art class. I loved painting this grand old corgi as his face and eyes are so full of joy and love. I used pale watercolour washes of Raw Sienna, Winsor Violet and Cerulean Blue to … Continue reading New Paintings this Week – watercolour dogs and a watercolour hare

Painting Cherries in Watercolour – step-by-step demo

Always a satisfying subject to paint cherries are. I love their beautiful red, claret colour and the ¬†spindly curvy stems. They make a beautiful composition no matter how you place them in readiness to paint.   Here is a group of 5 cherries with stems. I just used Arches hot pressed 90lbs paper and a Size 6 and a szie 3 round brush plus Cadmium … Continue reading Painting Cherries in Watercolour – step-by-step demo

On the Beach – final steps and finish in pastel

Following on from my start of a pastel beach scene yesterday I couldn’t wait to get at it again this morning:) Here is the earlier post if you want to see it all –¬†https://eastwitching.com/2013/04/27/on-the-beach-pastel-step-by-step/ Here are the next steps I took above. At this point I feel I should stop. You can go on and on with a painting. Here if I continue I am … Continue reading On the Beach – final steps and finish in pastel