This Week’s Art

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

GSD Art Demo in watercolour – How to paint an Alsatian

Started painting this stunning Alsatian a day or so ago for a lady called Katie. Charlie belongs to the clan MacKenzie and I am building up his Scottish tartan kerchief slowly but surely. Here are the very early stages of his portrait which will need much more work before completion so watch this space… Continue reading GSD Art Demo in watercolour – How to paint an Alsatian

Getting in a really Fowl Mood for Christmas

Not literally but artistically! I have been asked to paint s pheasant and a goose. The goose is from a photo I took of one near Caerphilly castle where I live last May. She could make a lovely accent piece in a rustic country kitchen or equally in a farmyard themed nursery perhaps:) To purchase a print of this goose please click here – https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/168525288/goose-print-fowl-animal-paintings-birdContinue reading Getting in a really Fowl Mood for Christmas

Painting Cherries in Watercolour – step-by-step demo

Always a satisfying subject to paint cherries are. I love their beautiful red, claret colour and the  spindly curvy stems. They make a beautiful composition no matter how you place them in readiness to paint.   Here is a group of 5 cherries with stems. I just used Arches hot pressed 90lbs paper and a Size 6 and a szie 3 round brush plus Cadmium … Continue reading Painting Cherries in Watercolour – step-by-step demo

Art Demo – Watercolour Fly Agaric Mushrooms

Now I am really hooked – been drawing more mushrooms this morning and painting their fragile, pulpy yet paper fibrous stalks – love them – so tactile and cute. I love their random nobbliness and charm – carefree and child-like.                 Here’s how I did them.                 Paper is Arches Hot … Continue reading Art Demo – Watercolour Fly Agaric Mushrooms

GSD Art Demo in watercolour – How to paint an Alsatian

Started painting this stunning Alsatian a day or so ago for a lady called Katie. Charlie belongs to teh clan MacKenzie and I am building up his Scottish tartan kerchief slowly but surely. Here are the very early stages of his portrait which will need much more work before completion so watch this space… Continue reading GSD Art Demo in watercolour – How to paint an Alsatian