Art Along Camellia Flowers

This week we are going to sketch some pink camellia flowers. I spent a happy hour sketching these flowers in my garden, and enjoyed reflecting the loose floppy construction of the flower in a loose sketch.

Art Along Seagulls Part 1

This week we are going down to the beach (virtually of course!), and painting some seagulls, and their reflections in the water at low tide.

Art Along Feathers

This week we will be using the classic shape and form of feathers to refresh ourselves on colour theory and wet in wet paint mixing techniques, whilst achieving a very popular illustrative effect.

Art-Along Roses 02/07/2020

This week we will be painting some creamy white roses, in a coloured glass vase on a wooden table with background textiles. It looks simple but is deceptively complicated and may run over two weeks!

Art-Along Crooked Houses 25/06/2020

This week we will be having some fun with colour, using bright pigments to convey an illustrative style. I have created an street scene in a cartoon style where perspective, scale and colour are all distorted slightly to create an sense of altered reality where we can play with strong colours.

Art-Along Bath Houses 11/06/2020

This week we have a street scene where the building materials are the same, so the colours are the same, and to give a sense of depth we will use tonal values and colour saturation to give the painting some light and dark areas.

Art-Along Tonal Landscape 04/06/2020

This week we will be exploring tonal values and how they can help with creating depth and perspective in landscape painting.

Art-Along Tea for Two 28/05/2020

This week we will be painting a deceptively simple still life, paying attention to shadows, highlights and creating the illusion of three dimensional objects.

Art-Along Paint a domestic interior 21/05/2020

This week we will explore the genre of domestic interior painting. Celebrating the compositional details to be found in the detailed depiction of a corner of our homes.

Art-Along Paint a Street Scene 14/05/2020

This week we are taking a look at one point perspective, and how it can be used to create the street scene we will be painting.

Art-Along Gum Tree Branches 30/04/2020

This week you can paint some gum tree branches with me.

Art-Along Hillside Houses 16/04/2020

Paint along with me and create a hillside houses illustration.

Art-Along Watercolour Sunflower 26/03/2020

You can paint along with me and create a sunflower, like this one, and learn some watercolour techniques along the way.