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
Hello everyone, Here are a few dates for the next online classes, for what's left of May and the three June classes. For a change, I thought the first one would concentrate on leaves. As I am preparing a month of June dedicated to roses, we are going to start early and do a session… Continue reading Next dates for online classes
I guess that the French people who follow me on this blog, watch my YouTube channel and subscribe to my Patreon site speak English to a degree or they wouldn't find the whole thing particularly interesting... But as I have quite a few of you from the other side of the Channel, (the watery channel,… Continue reading L’art botanique – Tutoriel Aquarelle
Roses have been spectacular this summer and most of mine are now in their second wave of flowering. In one of my beds I have this wonderful small crimson rose bush, which flowers until the first frosts and beyond. I don't know its name as it is very old and lived in the garden before… Continue reading Crimson Rose Petal watercolour tutorial
I have missed West Dean so much... I can't tell you how excited I am to get back to my teaching studio up the stairs above the craft shop. There will be only 8 students instead of the usual 12 so we can stay away from each other, but there will be some painting and… Continue reading West Dean is back, baby!