Hi everyone, Have you ever tried painting a pattern on a petal? It can be tricky... If painted too wet, it spreads too much and the pattern disappears, melting into a blotchy mess of colours (which actually sounds rather nice...). If painted too dry, it stands out too much and looks like it's painted on… Continue reading Painting pattern on a petal
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!
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
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
I wish you all a happy, healthy and creative 2022! I haven't been around here very much in the past couple of months. I was on a deadline to finish my book and the time I had away from that I pretty much devoted to Patreon and my subscribers over there. I also made a… Continue reading Happy New Year – And new tutorial in my Etsy shop