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
Testing and reviewing Daniel Smith MAYAN YELLOW
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
Next dates for online classes
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
Paint-along Live Stream online classes- Bookings open!
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!
Autumn Oak Leaf video and PDF tutorials
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