Monthly Archives: September 2016

‘The lady in a turban’ watercolour

For Todays painting I knew exactly the sort of pose I was looking for ( unusual for me) having watched the film ‘ the girl with the pearl earring’ AGAIN! ย I was on the hunt for a lady wearing a … Continue reading

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My work space

I have often been inspired by others posting photos of their wonderful studio/ work spaces, beautiful and spacious, tidy with glorious views. I imagine myself in such a space, gazing out to the outdoors, a sanctuary for ones passion, hobby, … Continue reading

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Inky I think!

This weekend I have been playing with inks, but for a change I have used water soluble, rather than the carbon water resistant ink, let’s just say, I got very inky fingers. It was a lot of fun, but quite … Continue reading

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Daniel smith shadow violet….love love โค๏ธ

I think this has to be one of my favourite tubes of paint, Daniel smith ‘ shadow violet’ it splits to so many colour, every time I use it I smile ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€. Here are two examples, the first is ‘ … Continue reading

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‘Ears, bows and pukka pose’ more hot press paper put through paces!

Its Friday night, yippee, ย the weekend is here, chilled evening finishing this ink and wash which I stared the other day, and putting the hot press paper through its paces. Super cute little girl fashioning some unusual ears! What could … Continue reading

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Fun with ink and wash

The last few days I have been playing around with ink and wash, with the difference being the paper I have used, I decided to give hot press watercolour paper a try again. I already had a pad of A4 … Continue reading

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I found a horse on Sktchy app!

Today whilst searching for something to paint on Sktchy app, I came across this beautiful chestnut horse, I know I have loads of my reference photos, but I just had to paint it, being chestnut may have been a great … Continue reading

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Watercolour ‘ faced with imagination’

This is my latest painting inspired by a Sktchy app photo reference ‘ faced with imagination’ it is watercolour on 140lb 9″x12″ this was a little challenge to myself as it filled the whole page, something I don’t usually attempt … Continue reading

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‘Stunning Stella’ Sktchy app inspiration

Another big thanks to Sktchy app for my latest inspired watercolour of a beautiful girl called Stella, this is Luna’s sister, I painted her sister a while back…such a cute pair ๐Ÿ˜€

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Black and white=colour

This was a fun portrait to paint, I found a cute black and white photo of a young girl on the Sktchy app, and converted her into my colourful with gold hints version. Super cute! I am loving Holbein gouache … Continue reading

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