Looe Harbour – the evolution of a watercolour painting

I recently completed this detailed ink pen and watercolour harbour scene of Looe, a small coastal fishing port in Cornwall, UK. To be specific this is a painting of West Looe as seen from East Looe. The coastal town of Looe is divided by a river, that runs down a deep sided valley . West Looe rises from the valley … Read More

Keeping it simple on my website

Images missing from my posts I recently noticed some of my older blog posts had display problems with images, and have just gone through all my web posts updating entries where images had stopped displaying correctly. This makes me want to share my newfound conviction that the best way to manage a website is to keep things simple, and use … Read More

Creating a simple pattern repeat

I recently created a simple watercolour painting of leaves filling a rectangular piece of paper, and instantly saw the opportunity to turn this into a pattern repeat. I painted watercolour leaf springs freehand onto a 9″ x 12″ 200gsm cold pressed watercolour / multimedia pad by Winslow from Eckersleys in Australia, using Winsor and Newton paints Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, … Read More

What’s on my drawing board, June 26 2020

This weeks drawing board is filled with the paintings from my online course over the last 10 weeks. The art classes I was teaching at my local art group had to close down due to the virus, so I decided to move them online.

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