6 Of The Best – 6 Special Art Books that Changed my Life

Everyone doing something creative finds certain books help more than others. Some inspire you to action – to simply DO more, some show you how it could be to live your creative dream, others give you insight into a specific technique while others dispel myths and doubts which then allows you to progress with your creativity. Over the years these 6 books have done more … Continue reading 6 Of The Best – 6 Special Art Books that Changed my Life

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!

Art Demo – white chicken in watercolour

Finally! Walked dog, done washing, cleaned kitchen and had lunch. What a marathon. Now I can sit down to paint. Here is my earlier post about a white chicken’s head that I painted in watercolour. https://eastwitching.com/2013/02/16/i-will-paint-a-white-chicken-if-it-kills-me/ Today I am starting afresh with a new chicken and am going to have a bash at painting her. I am pleased with the drawing which took me ages … Continue reading Art Demo – white chicken in watercolour