I probably did... Moonglow is a ready-made grey by Daniel Smith. I am not generally fond of ready-made greys because they are often made of a black pigment mixed with something else to soften the colour. Moonglow is different: the grey is obtained not by using a black as a base, but by mixing three… Continue reading Did I mention how much I like Daniel Smith Moonglow?
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 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
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
Hello, With the daffodil online class coming up tomorrow and following the launch of a new tier on Patreon, I thought it would be good to plan more online classes to keep everyone busy... Drawing and painting snowdrops - Tuesday 23 February from 2 to 4pm In this class we will start from scratch and… Continue reading New online classes