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Art courses, Live streams, News, News 2021

Online classes July 2021

Hello everyone, I am in full teaching mode after a lovely day teaching on the island and an inspiring few days running a course at West Dean College. The gardens there are truly glorious at the moment... Always so inspirational to walk under the pergola, explore the orchards and enjoy the serene beauty of the… Continue reading Online classes July 2021

Art Tutorials, News, News 2021, Painting

Botanical art tutorial: pink and yellow rose petal

Hello everyone, There is a new tutorial in town! We are in full rose season and I couldn't resist painting a petal of this fascinating pink and yellow beauty. This is a really good subject to practice a different kind of colour-mixing, using layering of pure colours to mix by transparency rather than in the… Continue reading Botanical art tutorial: pink and yellow rose petal

Art materials, News, News 2021, Pigment Spotlight, Reviews and Tests

Testing and reviewing Daniel Smith MAYAN YELLOW

Hello everyone, it's been a while! I have been working on my next book, writing articles for Artists & Illustrators Magazine, working for my Patreon site and also working on a massively exciting project with Fabriano... I love their papers, I like their ethics and the people I am in touch with at Fabriano are… Continue reading Testing and reviewing Daniel Smith MAYAN YELLOW

Live streams, News, News 2021, Patreon Site

Paperback edition of Colours of Nature coming out soon and free online painting class for Patreon subscribers

Hello everyone, The new edition of my first book Colours of Nature is coming out soon and I just received the advanced copy. And here comes my second unboxing video! 😀 To celebrate my book coming out in a paperback edition, I decided to have a little celebration with my Patreon subscribers. The support I… Continue reading Paperback edition of Colours of Nature coming out soon and free online painting class for Patreon subscribers