It’s not always a good idea to rush into a painting without doing a little preliminary work first. I enjoy doing small thumbnails to help me decide on colour and composition. Here are a few of a view I like on the Preselis. I did two small watercolours and was quite taken with the cotton […]
In this watercolour painting ( 22 x 22cm) over half the image is foreground…..many people struggle with foregrounds but I like them! I like these stubble fields and also foregrounds with flowers and foliage . The challenge is to achieve a feeling of recession and I think I have managed this to a certain extent […]
I find I can waste a lot of time looking through photos trying to decide what to use.
There are lots of ways of suggesting texture using watercolour without spending lots of time painting intricate detail…one of these is using salt
I have recently had two articles about painting blossom published in the April and May editions of Leisure Painter magazine.
These are some sketches I did whilst walking in the Preselis in Pembrokeshire.