Monthly Archives: July 2016

23#worldwatercolormonth ‘turnout’

It’s Saturday and the sun is out, I have been busy doing this quick post so I can get back out in the sunshine. This morning was too hot to ride the ponies, so my daughter and I went out … Continue reading

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22#worldwatercolormonth ‘leveret’

Todays post is another quickie, it’s a young hare leveret, I painted her on 200 lb cold press 30×40 cm again I used the Tarmac by terry Harrison, WN sepia, burnt sienna, yellow ocre, burnt umber…..just making the most of … Continue reading

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21#worldwatercolormonth’All in a days work’

Today I stepped away from my furry friends with four legs, onto something hairy, with many more legs and wings. He is a very hard worker, but enjoys each and everyday, a happy chappie is the honey bee, I wonder … Continue reading

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20#worldwatercolor month ‘a stable relationship’

We have had the most beautiful couple of days here in the uk, so nice in fact that the best place to be was the coast swimming in the sea. The surprise sunshine came as a shock to us all. … Continue reading

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19#worldwatercolormonth’flossie the milker’

It’s day 19, yippee, I am feeling happy, so far I have stuck with it, I really thought I would only make it to a week, determination is paying off. Today’s post prompted me to go with fun and fast, … Continue reading

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‘ lottie’ pastel study

I guess this was more of a trial, using pastel to do a horse. I love pastel, but I usually use them in combination with watercolour, and usually hairy creatures like dogs, but this one was a large study purely … Continue reading

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18#worldwatercolormonth-‘an old bet’

For this painting I had a really great idea, I was so excited, but I did not enjoy painting it one bit. I got an old page from a newspaper, the racing page, then I mounted it onto some watercolour … Continue reading

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17#worldwatercolormonth ‘Alice’

Day 17 of worldwatercolormonth, and it’s a better day for painting. Pheww! I decided to use one on my backgrounds which I had created see day #16worldwatercolormonth. Please meet ‘Alice’ she is a very inquisitive and thoughtful young hare. A … Continue reading

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Painting in oil on wood-hard lesson learned!

At the yard where my horses are kept, there is a beautiful piece of wood, sliced straight through the trunk of the tree, it has some terrific markings, it would look beautiful painted on. My friend and I managed to … Continue reading

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16#worldwatercolormonth- when your mind is not on it, change the plan

Today’s painting really did not go to plan, my mind was not on the task, and I ended up over working, putting paint in unplanned areas, well generally a mess. After dry I did manage to pull it back a … Continue reading

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