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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

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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

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Viola video tutorial for Fabriano

Hello, A few months ago I started a project with Fabriano: they commissioned me to make a series of video tutorials, the first one being for the Big Draw Festival 2021 and the next two for their YouTube channel. I was chuffed to work with Fabriano. Their watercolour paper is the best and their company… Continue reading Viola video tutorial for Fabriano

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Botanical art tutorial: conker in watercolour

Hello everyone, Well, it has been a while! I have been busy working on my book and also doing work for my Patreon site, so my website here has been feeling a little neglected... It was worth it though: my Patreon site is flourishing with lots of new subscribers coming in all the time and… Continue reading Botanical art tutorial: conker in watercolour