Category Archives: watercolor

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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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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