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Quick sketch on location

I did this quick sketch of the friend’s house I stayed at in south Spain. The sketch was done on location and the watercolour added later when I came home. I tried to do a painting of the house from … Continue reading

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Darning underpants…

I had a friend who was some 50 years older than me. When I first knew her she was in her 80s and was a mosaicist – still working. She was a real character – and probably always had been! … Continue reading

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Fast and loose…

The Barn at Chappel – painted from a printed photo as part of my homework on a course I have just finished – ‘Loosening your Watercolours’. 3 colours, fast and loose…

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Quick watercolour…

Well, ‘quick’ in not a lot of actual painting time but done a bit at a time over several hours…how I normally work!

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Walberswick…

England has some cracking place-names… Nether Wallop, Blubberhouses, Great Snoring, Booby Dingle, Broadwoodwidger, Ulceby Skitter… and Walberswick! I’m sure that some of them have made it over to the USA – and that you have your fair share of odd place names. … Continue reading

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Different paper makes a difference…

It really does… this one is painted on Arches rough, which I had never tried before…

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Look for the good bits…

This started out as being titled “Fighting with paint and water…’ but then I remembered when I was learning to play tennis not so long ago, our coach said ‘Remember the good shots and not the bad ones.’ So… I … Continue reading

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