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
Hello everyone! My test live stream class on Tuesday went well and all the participants are coming back for a second helping to finish the Viola we started in the first session... So I am ready to launch this ship across the ocean, rather than just floating about on the local pond, although I am… Continue reading Paint-along Live Stream online classes- Bookings open!
Just before I set off to West Dean College to teach a residential course on Autumn Colours, here is an oak leaf watercolour tutorial. The base colour is Nickel Azo Yellow (Daniel Smith), a beautiful golden, slightly muted yellow that is perfect for autumn foliage. Here is an affiliate link if you want to have… Continue reading Autumn Oak Leaf video and PDF tutorials
Going on with my autumnal streak, here are twelve colours I am playing with this year. The foliage colours are not as bright as we know they can be, because the trees got too hot and too dry for a long periods of time and they're a bit stressed up as a result. Their leaves… Continue reading Autumn 2020 Palette
Happy equinox everyone! Yesterday was the first day of autumn over here and first day of spring for those of you who live on the other side of the world. And as if the skyes themselves knew it, the temperature suddenly dropped ten degrees... This is the season when I start walking with my eyes… Continue reading Technique tutorial: adding texture to leaves