Monthly Archives: August 2015

New forest…… Highland cow? Yes we have them here too. Liptastic!

I usually paint animal seen in and around the New Forest, ponies, horses, donkeys, hares, cattle. You would not expect to see those hairy highlands here in the south of England, wrong, we have them too, grazing amongst the other … Continue reading

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Colour love, can you over do the use of new paint colours? Blue Nude figure study

As I said in my previous post I am in love with my new colours, so when I decided to have a second go at a figure study, I automatically picked up my new purchases ( plus there was some … Continue reading

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Cutsie Hare and Wishful Wait- watercolour and elegant writer

I have had a really great weekend of painting, I started with my safety blanket of a hare head, and a small hare A4 size, both on 140lb. I bought a small A4 watercolour block, I don’t usually paint on … Continue reading

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My first attempt at a watercolour figure and elegant writer

I set myself the challenge to paint a figure, I have been avoiding the challenge I set myself for a while now, in fact the last figure I drew was at school ( over 25 years ago) although it went … Continue reading

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Blue moon- watercolour baby donkey

This is the baby donkey foal born in the week of the blue moon, so I thought I would name her painting ‘Blue moon’.She is one of the new additions to a small herd of donkey’s that live in the … Continue reading

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An alcohol fuelled evening

Just before going to bed last night I had a little play with some blue ish mix of watercolour I had left in my palette, so I created a wash and added some alcohol drops, ( rubbing alcohol, not the … Continue reading

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Blue timidus- watercolour hare

I am now part way through my two weeks holiday, and so far so good, I have ridden the ponies every day, painted every day, and managed to get out in the garden ( although not today, as a little … Continue reading

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Watercolour donkey- Oboe donkey whisperer farm

I am so in love with donkey’s at the moment, we have lots of babies on the forest, so I took my camera out and snapped away, so so cute, here is a sneaky peak of the cuteness. But my … Continue reading

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