Tag Archives: equine

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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Daniel smith shadow violet….love love ❤️

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 😀😀😀😀. Here are two examples, the first is ‘ … 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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‘Moon Ray’ watercolour horse, using masking fluid

I don’t usually use masking fluid, in fact I don’t like the stuff, maybe I don’t use it well, and I am not usually keen on the hard edges it creates, when I do use it on the odd occasion … Continue reading

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Going bright and bold,in a loose watercolour technique

Today was about getting away from my usual colours, the natural tones I love so much.I wanted to try painting bright, where any colour will work anywhere, just picking darker shades in certain areas, a very enjoyable technique. I did … Continue reading

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‘Tenor’ Andalusian watercolour

After a chance email from my friend ( and Tenor’ human) I felt inspired to paint him in watercolour, I have painted this one in oil before, but as I am quite into watercolour at the moment I thought I … Continue reading

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When I said ‘thank you Charlie’ these words weren’t really enough #worldwatercolormonth

So I have over the last couple of years dabbled with watercolour, slowly I had began to like it…..previously I had avoided it, thinking it was an uncontrollable medium, where detail was hard to achieve. I now realise it is … Continue reading

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Picking up the pastels after a month of watercolour fun

Worried that I might have forgotten how to use many of my other mediums after a great month of watercolour, I grabbed the pastels out of the box ( I am back on some large oil paintings, but pastel is … Continue reading

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31#worldwatercolormonth’ Hercules ‘

It’s the last day of a great watercolour challenge, hosted by Charlie at doodlewash, but it’s not the end, do take a look at Charlie’s blog, or join the Facebook group, because the great event this July, has prompted Charlie … Continue reading

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30#worldwatercolormonth ‘some quick practice’

I am wondering if anybody has some spare time to help me out, I am thinking of getting some greeting cards printed, about four image designs, my problem is deciding which would be the best pictures to have as a … Continue reading

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