Watercolour Jumping off Points

Sometimes you can carry on too long with a painting. I recently prepared a magnolia watercolour demo for an upcoming class I have. I painted the flowers and petals and stems in stages and took shots as the painting developed. At the point where I had defined the flowers and stems sufficiently (photo above) I thought it needed a background and so picked a green … Continue reading Watercolour Jumping off Points

Spending the rest of today sketching and painting teazles

A friend wants me to teach her the basics of watercolour and is very drawn to teazles and all things hedgerow. My kind of subject! So today after sourcing many teazle images I am sketching out random shapes and forms from those collated. I am going to use the best one or ones to then create a simple watercolour lesson on how to execute them … Continue reading Spending the rest of today sketching and painting teazles