Here is a simple watercolour step-by-step to paint some pretty poppies – just right for a warm spring day. The paper is hot pressed but you can use NOT or ROUGH – you will just get a different look. If you click on the images to bring them up nice and big you will see what paints I used – I also include the traceable … Continue reading Watercolour Poppy Demo
Took me ages to upload it – I almost lost the will to live when YouTube announced to me that a 10 min video would take 189mins to upload! Here is the link – simply click and you are there! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw_lfo_imCM&feature=youtu.be Enjoy! Continue reading Watercolour Poppy Video – sit back and enjoy!
I am doing a demo at a local art society on Tuesday and will be doing a poppy. So many people want to capture the breath-taking beauty of this flower that it is a popular subject and one I also love to paint. Here is an old video (last year) of me painting a group of poppies in the breeze. Underneath are some other poppies … Continue reading An Oldie but a Goodie – watercolour poppy demo
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
This week I held another Art Blossoms Painting Day (I refuse to use the word “workshop” as it conjures up images of people doing difficult and unpleasant activities and anyway art isn’t work!) Two sisters – Mary and Pam came over from Tonyrefail and Efail Isaf respectively to build on their watercolour skills. They had requested activities on flowers and animals and some general watercolour … Continue reading What you can do with some watercolour and paper!