5 Top Watercolour Bird Tutorials

Floundering with watercolour birds? Do you yearn to capture them more poetically yet realistically but lack skills? Enrich and enlighten yourself with this bundle of 5 real-time tutorials. I am Alison Fennell, professional artist and qualified teacher and I am here to help you! 5 Watercolour Bird Painting Tutorials – step by step in real time on Youtube. Intermediate level – watch now! 5 favourite … Continue reading 5 Top Watercolour Bird Tutorials

How to Paint a Robin in Watercolour

With Christmas nearly here I thought some viewers may be interested in painting a robin.   They are real characters aren’t they? They claim your back garden as their own turf and defend it feistily.   The robin song is a delight and today I found this lovely short clip of a robin singing away – it is worth a listen if only to get … Continue reading How to Paint a Robin in Watercolour

Getting to Grips with Gouache – clematis & nastursium painting day

It was lovely to spend a day working once more with Barbara and Sandra. The girls decided they fancied trying out gouache as they had not really done much with it before. Our subjects were a rich deep purple clematis and a riveting yellow nastursium both climbing on a trellis or picket fence. To start we painted the skies by wetting the whole area first … Continue reading Getting to Grips with Gouache – clematis & nastursium painting day

Art Demo – How to Paint a Robin in Watercolour

I was recently asked to paint a robin for somebody’s Dad for Xmas and coupled with the fact that I am also hosting 3 watercolour workshops in the next 2 weeks featuring how to paint a robin I thought I would be clever and combine the two. So here he or she is – a simple robin with the well-loved scarlet breast and a cute … Continue reading Art Demo – How to Paint a Robin in Watercolour