Most artists I know are devils for getting new art technique books. Books give us hope and inspiration and impetus! I have bought many, many books over the years and there are a few that I would never part with as they have become sacred to me. Below I share my 3 top go to art books; my bibles as I call them. As you … Continue reading What’s your Watercolour Bible?
OK – for those painters of you who are sitting there with paintbrush in mid-air waiting to get at those mushrooms again here are the next steps! (Here is Part 1 – https://eastwitching.com/2013/02/09/art-demo-watercolour-fly-agaric-mushrooms/ But first – here is how they have ended today after the work I did on them this afternoon…I popped them in a virtual frame to give them … Continue reading Watercolour Demo – Fly Agaric Mushrooms 2nd Part
Now I am really hooked – been drawing more mushrooms this morning and painting their fragile, pulpy yet paper fibrous stalks – love them – so tactile and cute. I love their random nobbliness and charm – carefree and child-like. Here’s how I did them. Paper is Arches Hot … Continue reading Art Demo – Watercolour Fly Agaric Mushrooms