This week I’ve had two lovely things happen. My range of Alison’s Ark watercolour cards that are under license with Museums & Galleries Collection are now in 2018 calendar form! I am delighted to know that they are going to be sold UK-wide at W H Smiths and other outlets. 2. A batch of 20 hand drawn ink dog cards that I did have been … Continue reading A Few Bits of Lovely News
Here are 2 videos – parts 1 and 2 of a simple budgerigar watercolour that I filmed today. I used Arches hot pressed watercolour paper. It is 100% cotton rag and very smooth for delicate work like this. Enjoy painting along – Alison Continue reading How to paint a Budgie in Watercolour
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
This last few months I have been painting new types of animals including some lovely tropical fish. Painting these is such fun as the colours are very different to my usual animals – below are some pictures of the process and the finished works. There is also a cute little brown bear in there aswell as a sweet duck. She was quite hard to paint … Continue reading Some New Faces
If you are searching for an unusual and thoughtful new baby gift you may like my new range of watercolour custom birth announcement prints. They are animal themed and use 100% cotton paper making them eco-friendly as well as heirloom quality. I will paint the new baby’s name in watercolour and then add that digitally in Adobe Photoshop to an animal print of your choice … Continue reading Giggles – new baby birth announcements
Very often I get asked to add special wording to my animal prints – especially for a new baby. Here I have selected some of my most popular animals and personal faves of mine with some sample text added. I hope they will give you an idea of what I can offer those of you looking for a special new baby gift! If you know … Continue reading New Kids on the Block – Custom animal birth announcement prints by Eastwitching
A few months ago I went mad and set myself up with a little website. I thought it was about time that I branched out from Etsy and excitedly learned new skills to do with using this new platform. It was hard going and I never really felt that the “look” was what I was after. I soldiered on though, adding images and trying to … Continue reading Bringing it all back Home
April has just galloped along hasn’t it! With Spring teasing us here and there making odd appearances and then vanishing. Let’s hope that we can enjoy warmer and brighter weather with every passing day. I’ve been painting with a focus on animals but including some other subjects and today am unveiling the latest collection of my original works on paper. Join me today – Friday … Continue reading April’s Private View – Last Friday of the Month Art Exhibition – Plus WIN A PRINT!
A new discovery! Easyart.com offers my art in larger sizes than I could ever hope to produce myself and they offer stretched canvas looks as well as larger format traditional watercolour prints with framed options too. For now I have licensed some of my popular animals to see how it goes but I am excited. So many collectors ask for larger sizes and so now I … Continue reading Put Some Size Into It!
… Anita from The Little Picture Compnay has done it again. For the next few weeks she will be showcasing her children’s artist’s work at this enchanting bookshop in London. Tales on Moon Lane is a specialist children’s bookshop where you can spend a pleasant time browsing books and now shopping art! an award-winning children’s independent bookshop in Herne Hill. “With an environment like this … Continue reading Take a trip down Moon Lane…