I probably did... Moonglow is a ready-made grey by Daniel Smith. I am not generally fond of ready-made greys because they are often made of a black pigment mixed with something else to soften the colour. Moonglow is different: the grey is obtained not by using a black as a base, but by mixing three… Continue reading Did I mention how much I like Daniel Smith Moonglow?
Pear tutorial for Fabriano
Hi everyone, I have made a second video tutorial for Fabriano, this time painting a pear. I thought perhaps you didn't all find it on the Fabriano YouTube channel, so here is a video showing the project and containing a link to the full tutorial. https://youtu.be/SPIsiL7_q2s Happy Painting!
A peek inside my new book
Hello everyone, I received a mysterious parcel a few days ago, with a big Search Press label on it… My book isn't due to be published until the end of July, so I didn't know what the parcel was. It was an advanced copy! So after just over two years of intense work and a… Continue reading A peek inside my new book
108 orange mix variations for flower painters and botanical artists
It's tulip time in the garden and I have in my sight the beautiful Tulipa 'Ballerina', a bright orange lily-flowered tulip that glows in the early spring sun. Its waxy tepals show an array of orange variations, from the undertones of green bias yellow to the red bias orange of the central veins on the… Continue reading 108 orange mix variations for flower painters and botanical artists
My new book is announced and ready to pre-order
It has been a long journey and it took a long time to get here, but here we are, my new book is finished and has gone to press…It is called Botanical Watercolours through the Seasons and is published by Search Press. It will take you from early Spring to the end of Winter through… Continue reading My new book is announced and ready to pre-order