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Viola video tutorial for Fabriano

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

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Botanical art tutorial: conker in watercolour

Hello everyone, Well, it has been a while! I have been busy working on my book and also doing work for my Patreon site, so my website here has been feeling a little neglected... It was worth it though: my Patreon site is flourishing with lots of new subscribers coming in all the time and… Continue reading Botanical art tutorial: conker in watercolour

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Drawing pears tutorial

Do you like to draw and paint pears? They are one of the subjects I have painted the most and I still keep coming back to them year after year. Mr Sandrine (as my students call him) has even written this motto for me: "If in doubt, paint a pear". If I am ever in… Continue reading Drawing pears tutorial

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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