Tag Archives: wet -in-wet

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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Prussian blue

Lesson 2 was prussian blue… and skies. We actually started with the big sky which was great – full of strength and allowing it to ‘happen’. The only two colours on this painting are prussian blue and brown madder. The … Continue reading

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Sweet peas…

Pick sweet peas and you’ll have lots more, I’m told. So I did. And I do. I find flowers so very, very hard to paint. This was wet on wet, I’m rarely successful with this. The background was an afterthought. … Continue reading

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…and a melon for ecstasy

Remind me never to buy cheap fruit. This Gala melon looked fine, felt ripe, but tasted like nothing. At least I was able to sit and paint the thing this morning whilst the neighbour’s cat clamoured for me to feed … Continue reading

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Exploit the fruit bowl!

I was shopping in the local store and this lovely mango leapt out at me. Don’t normally buy mangos. But I do have to have something to paint! Part of my one a day, it was difficult to stop on … Continue reading

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