Who cannot smile when they see a cute piglet frolicking around in straw or a large sow wallowing in mud on a sunny day? Yesterday I visited Warren Mill Farm near Pendoylan just outside Cardiff for the fun of spending time petting some farm animals. These are some of the shots I took with a view to painting them at some point. I was … Continue reading Painting pigs
There are so many brilliant watercolour artists around these days aren’t there? Just a brief search on Google brings up a plethora of distinctive styles all using this elegant and mercurial medium. There are many techniques, approaches and special additives you can add to watercolour to experiment further with different effects. Being immersed in art we all feed off one another to a degree – one … Continue reading Top 5 Qualities I Strive for in my Watercolours
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
Here are a few of my original unframed paintings for sale. They are all watercolours and one of a kind. Treat yourself to an original piece of art for your home:) This bright ladybird would be fab for a child’s nursery and she is called “Scarlet Showgirl” Continue reading Original Watercolours for Sale
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Today was a day for cracking on with my Christmas wreath (see blog post here) and tidying up some loose ends. The hare that I started a month ago (see earlier post here – https://eastwitching.com/2013/10/20/nocturn/) was finally brought out o my to do box and finished. I could see more clearly today how it should look. Sometimes you have to leave a painting to gestate … Continue reading Nocturn – finally completed!
Welcome all you Haystackers to Game 17 and the final one for the summer until September Sorry for the delay haystackers! This is the last game until the Autumn now as so many people are away on holidays and I need to spend some serious time in studio over the summer months. I wish you all luck in Game 17! So – are you set … Continue reading Haystackers at the ready! Game 17 Is Up!