Art Tutorials, Gardens, News 2021, Painting, Shopping, Top Tips

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)

Art courses, Live streams, News, News 2021

Online classes July 2021

Hello everyone, I am in full teaching mode after a lovely day teaching on the island and an inspiring few days running a course at West Dean College. The gardens there are truly glorious at the moment... Always so inspirational to walk under the pergola, explore the orchards and enjoy the serene beauty of the… Continue reading Online classes July 2021

Art Tutorials, News, News 2021, Painting

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

Art Tutorials, News 2019, Painting, YouTube Channel

Watercolour Dark Rose tutorial video – last episode ready

Finally! It took me a while to finish that one... It is a longer video and the editing took forever, but it is finally done and uploaded on my Youtube channel. List of materials used (you can click on them for links) Daniel Smith colours: Quinacridone Magenta French Ultramarine Nickel Azo Yellow Cerulean Blue Talens… Continue reading Watercolour Dark Rose tutorial video – last episode ready

Art courses, News 2019

Workshops Isle of Wight, London and West Dean

While I am busy keeping an eye on the adventurous and frankly completely out of control baby blackbirds in my garden, let's do an update on courses for the rest of 2019... I am doing a series of workshops on the Isle of Wight this summer and autumn. Once a month on a Tuesday I… Continue reading Workshops Isle of Wight, London and West Dean