Watercolour Whizz Episode 5 – Red Fire Hydrant Paint this simple, single-colour watercolour study with me. This time it’s a red American fire hydrant. For some reason these fire hydrants always remind me of that 70’s catroon show Top Cat! So dig out a red and a turquoise blue paint and follow along with me. Want the paintalong pack to help you then click the … Continue reading Watercolour Whizz Episode 5 – Red Fire Hydrant
Become a watercolour whizz with my series of simple, single coloured studies! This fortnight it is a green pepper! I will show you every step – you can do it! Click below to watch on Youtube. Continue reading Watercolour Whizz! Paint Now
PLANNING for PEACE I teach a private weekly watercolour class for 18 super people. The task of getting 39 weekly watercolour classes planned for the academic year 18-19 has been exciting, hard and satisfying. Ultimately has given my poor old mind peace instead of constantly thinking about what to paint for next class each week. I decided to get to grips with my planning as … Continue reading Planning a Year’s Watercolour Classes
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
Ever fancied really getting to grips with watercolour? Then come along to my weekly Friday drop-in class! It is £12 per 3 hour session and you bring your own materials and equipment. I can advise you then on what you need. As of Oct 2016 email me at email@example.com or call me Alison Fennell on 07415 801 844 for details on my Friday class in … Continue reading Watercolour Painting Classes South Wales. Drop-in Friday class Tonteg near Pontypridd 2016-17
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!
What a fun morning we ladies had down at the Woodlands pavilion yesterday. Situated in Pencoed just outside Bridgend in South Wales the low level building is surrounded by lush mature shrubs and trees and wide open green spaces making it a gorgeous location to come for a morning of watercolour. Below are some photos of artists in action! The day was boiling hot but … Continue reading An Art Blossoms Morning with Pencoed’s Kestral Art Group