This week has seen a lot of art being made:) Tuesday daytime – I was teaching my Art Spirit Painter’s Group how to paint a tall ship Tuesday evening I was doing a watercolour horse demonstration to Sully Art Group Friday afternoon was spent with my growing Tonteg Art Spirit Painter’s group where we painted a Moroccan doorway and on Saturday morning I gave a one … Continue reading This Week’s Art
I spent a fun day working with a new student called Allan yesterday. We covered watercolour basics as Allan wanted a refresher after many years away from painting and so we chatted about paper weights and types, tube paints versus pan paints and the value of having a place to leave all your painting gear out so that you can go to it whenever you … Continue reading Sky’s the Limit – Watercolour Workshop
How about a ravishing red poppy to send off the fabulous British summer we have had? I used Arches hot pressed 90lbs paper (unstretched) and Cadmium Scarlet, Cadmium Yellow, Sap Green, and Winsor Blue to paint this simple poppy. Double click on the images to bring them up nice and big. Here is the outline if you want to use it – or use … Continue reading Summer’s Final Flame
For those who want to get to grips with the wonderful medium of watercolour I am pleased to announce my Autumn Painting Days Programme for 2013. A range of subjects is available and suitable for all levels. Even if you don’t draw you can still come and revel in painting as drawing outlines can be provided for you. Take a look at my programme (double … Continue reading Art Blossoms Painting Days in Pontypridd – Autumn Programme Out Now
Three members of Pentyrch Art Society came for a whole day’s painting on Tuesday and we ripped through the demos – producing four paintings each – it was a fast-paced day and I enjoyed their company and chat about all things art. Here are some pics of the ladies in action! Continue reading Painting Day with Anne, Gwyn and Glynis
I met Judith Whately many years ago on the recommendation of my friend Anne who had trained with her to become a Reflexologist. I too had wanted to follow this path and so was very excited to discover that Judith was still running the Academy for Combined Reflexology and that there was 1 space left for the next intake. I studied with Judith and finally … Continue reading Judith gets herself a watercolour shopping list
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!