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Viola botanical painting tutorial

Hello, This is Monday, shall we start the week with a painting tutorial? I posted the drawing tutorial of this little Viola a couple of weeks ago. The original flower died on me (they always do, I am not fast enough...) but fortunately there were plenty of them in the pot, well-protected in the porch.… Continue reading Viola botanical painting tutorial

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Botanical Drawing tutorial – Viola/Pansy

There isn't much in the way of flowers in UK gardens at the moment (the Southern Hemisphere painters amongst you are probably doing better) but Violas and pansies there are aplenty around here... I have been working on a page of small Violas for a few years and it is time to add a couple… Continue reading Botanical Drawing tutorial – Viola/Pansy

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Holly video tutorial

Greetings! Just in time for Christmas, I uploaded a Holly video tutorial on my YouTube channel Atelier Sandrine Maugy. I also made a longer, paint-along version, which is made of four episodes with a running total of 1 h 42 minutes. This is a lot of footage to edit, which is why the video is… Continue reading Holly video tutorial

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Red Poppy downloadable tutorial

Good Monday everyone! The Red Poppy tutorial has landed in my Etsy shop. Please click here for a link. As usual my Patreon subscribers can download it for free on my Patreon site (click here): it is already there waiting for you! It will stay there for the next two weeks so if you are… Continue reading Red Poppy downloadable tutorial

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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