Category Archives: Watercolour

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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Asleep on the beach…

I need to get back into painting having taken a break…if you don’t use it you lose it! Hmmmm….

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Alone in the coffee shop…

When I dropped in for a coffee (and a very late lunch) after visiting my accountant in the local town I was the sole person in there. The two girls running the bakery shop and tea/coffee bar were busy to-ing … 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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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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