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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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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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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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One pear – two pictures

I have some water-colour pencils that I have never really used and I had a pear (found on a bench). Never really liked pencil crayons… but I see that they have their uses. Then I watched a video demonstration of … Continue reading

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Two cats…two reactions…

I had to visit my MiL last weekend as it was her birthday and she was in hospital. So I stayed at her house and looked after her cat for 3 days. You would have thought it would be grateful … Continue reading

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Lessons 4 & 5…

Lessons 4 & 5 – indigo and cerulean blues. Both cool, indigo opaque, cerulean semi-opaque. This is an interesting way to learn about the colours and how they work together, limited palette, minimal drawing, wet-in-wet (and fingers crossed!) and taking me … Continue reading

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