Top 5 Qualities I Strive for in my Watercolours

  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

Art Demo – Simple Rose Bud in Watercolour for Mum on Mother’s Day

I love pale pink and this delicate rose is a unique way to say happy Mother’s Day. If you are into making home-made gifts you could paint it and frame it or make a card out of it.                     Here we go.                   Paper is Arches Hot pressed … Continue reading Art Demo – Simple Rose Bud in Watercolour for Mum on Mother’s Day

Dolphin Watercolor Demo – 12 step painting

OK – Brushes out! Follow along if you fancy paining this fresh dolphin. I used Saunders Waterford 140lb Hot Pressed High White paper (available from Ken Bromley Art Supplies, UK) for lovely sparkle and Winsor & Newton tube watercolour paints. Colours are French Ultramarine, Windsor Violet, Cerulean Blue, Antwerp Blue and Burnt Umber. Brush sizes 6 and 3 round. 1) I wet the entire inside … Continue reading Dolphin Watercolor Demo – 12 step painting