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12 tips for painting vibrant yellow flowers – Downloadable PDF in my Etsy shop (and other blackbird news)

Hi everyone, I made a PDF to go with the video I uploaded a few days ago. If you are collecting my PDF tutorials to print them and build the course folder, you might want to get this one. Please click here for the link. If you are a Patreon subscriber on the Lavender level,… Continue reading 12 tips for painting vibrant yellow flowers – Downloadable PDF in my Etsy shop (and other blackbird news)

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12 tips to paint luminous, fresh and natural yellow flowers

Hello! I hope everyone is having a lovely week-end. The weather is dull and coldish here, so I am spending my week-end working away and I'll take a day off when the sun is shining... I just uploaded a video on YouTube about painting yellow flowers. I know they can be troublesome but there are… Continue reading 12 tips to paint luminous, fresh and natural yellow flowers

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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

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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

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Reds for painting poppies – Video tutorial

Layering different reds to get the right colour (This example is painted using Daniel Smith colours) Would you like to paint a poppy but you are not sure which reds to use? Then this video tutorial should help... Depending on the colour of your poppy, from bright scarlet to deep crimson, these four reds in… Continue reading Reds for painting poppies – Video tutorial