Swatching out a new set of watercolours is something we all enjoy, but making them a useful painting tool can be even more rewarding by creating colour mix swatches.… Read More
This weeks drawing board has some colour swatches from a new watercolour paint travel set, some explorations in acrylic using dark backgrounds, and illustrations that I’m creating for a new project.… Read More
I do enjoy painting flowers in this colour range, including camellias, sweet peas, dahlias and thistles, and thought it may be interesting to go through the paint palette I have settled on over the years, specifically for painting pink flowers.… Read More
* Note from Karen March 18, 2021This is an updated version of my original tutorial posted back in Feb 2019.I have just re written and updated this tutorial and uploaded onto the www.instructables.com website – so thought I would update it here too, as I added a lot more info in the step by step processes. On a recent internet … Read More
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
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. … Read More
A sketchbook for every occasion, and a nearly finished painting.
This weeks drawing board is dominated by a drawing that’s been on the go for over a year, plus some experiments and design explorations in a variety of sketchbooks.… Read More