Category Archives: watercolour

‘Cock sure’

This was so much fun, watercolour and then lots of soft pastel. This is painted on daler rowney mixed media, it is lovely thick card, with a bit of texture, so it holds the pastel well, not so good for … Continue reading

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Atlas watercolour and gouache

I decided to paint a friends dog as a surprise today. Everybody needs a bit of cheering up now and then. This is her big soft, very hairy dog Atlas.

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While waiting for paint to dry- ‘ candy crush’

I have six oil paintings in progress, all at different stages in their layers, but all drying for a day or two…whilst exploring for spare canvases in my art cupboard ( my downstairs toilet…which is not usable as a loo, … Continue reading

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It’s holiday time…..ginger ninja portrait

My two weeks off work has arrived, and also the sunshine. I signed up today to be a guest artist for Hampshire open studios in August this year. I will have the opportunity to show some of my work for … Continue reading

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‘Where have you gone’? Watercolour for the 20×20 hospice auction

The date for submissions is fast approaching for our hospice art auction. Each year there is a greater proportion of canvases, compared to watercolour pieces. I am not really sure why this is, as I am sure more people paint … Continue reading

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A little more painting on a stormy Spring day

Really ….it is Spring! It is pretty hard to tell when you glance out the window. A day off work today, and there was no way I was going for a ride. Gale force warnings, and the forecast was right, … Continue reading

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Japenese paper, pen and watercolour hare

I had a selection of japenese paper, ( mixed in with my origami papers.Some had flecks in ( like the handmade papers you can buy) I think it is called yushi. Also some bamboo,some shiraccaba, masa, hosho and kozo. I … Continue reading

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Loving Joseph crawhall fine art

I found some art by Joseph crawhall and fell in love with his style, with this inspiration I decided to create my own version, my version is in watercolour.

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A little bit of horse power in action

I have been trying to create some horses in potion paintings, this is liquid pencil and a light watercolour addition, it is not full of detail, but was fun to do, I am working on a flat racer in pastel … Continue reading

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‘Wariness’ hare watercolour

Beware…….its another hare,

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