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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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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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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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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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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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It just takes two…

… colours that is. An experiment in just using 2 colours and one picture. Changes values and emphasis. Some subtleties are lost in the scanning. First one in Indigo and Cadmium Red (and a tiny touch of Raw Sienna in … Continue reading

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