Category Archives: Watercolour

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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Boats in the mud…

A quick sketch and painting started on site…until bad light, cold and an incoming tide stopped play. A friend has bought a wooden ‘gentleman’s motor yacht’ to live on at some point in the future. It needs a lot, and … Continue reading

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Cat and water…

Two very quick sketches… graphite and watercolour of the cat… and just watercolour of the seascape… it’s of an oyster packing shed on a small island in an estuary near me.

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A new project….

This started as a sky…. and then I liked the sky so I thought I should add something to it. So I trawled though some photos and found a blurry photo of a project that is going to take up … Continue reading

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O Christmas tree…

I wanted to make a lino cut for my Christmas card again this year but life has a way of putting obstacles in your path and as December dawned it dawned on me that I just might not have enough … Continue reading

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Added salt…

Wanted to try my hand at flowers – which I find so difficult! So the sunflowers turned into a watercolour. First one, then two. And I added salt. The singleton was painted flower first, then background. The double flower was … Continue reading

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