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 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
I’m planning to create a series of laser cut wood blocks that I can make multiple prints from. I’m basing my designs on a series of original watercolours I painted last year As I’ve said before I’m not done with my series of Jacobean patterns, the strong floral designs are ideal for creating lino or wood print blocks that I … Read More
I’m planning to create a series of acrylic paintings on wood panels. I normally paint on canvas, but have been recently painting watercolours onto prepared wood frame panels and really enjoyed it, and thought I would now use acrylics. I’m not done with my series of Jacobean patterns, I really like to explore a theme thoroughly, and constantly seem to … Read More
Saving test prints in a Japanese bound book I’ve recently been pulling a lot of test lino prints. Whilst OK, they are not good enough quality to sell or even give away, but still too pretty to chuck in the bin! So I decided to make small books from them. Making a book I collected all of my prints and … Read More