Christmas Common Sketches – leading to larger painting
I have been playing about with some small sketches in pencil and in gouache and pencil.
You be the judge! – first sitting
Last week at our portrait group we were lucky enough to have The Rt Hon Judge Chris Tyrer come and sit for us in full regalia!
‘Field of Linseed’ – Step-by-Step DAY 3
I left the painting to dry overnight and then today, very carefully with my finger, I removed all the masking fluid.
‘Field of Linseed’ – Step-by-Step DAY 2
DAY TWO - 19th Jan 2012 Having let the whole painting dry overnight I applied a little more spatter to the linseed in the foreground as I felt it needed to be more dense - I can always take out but it is a little more difficult to put back!
Field of Linseed – Step-by-Step DAY 1
I am working on a new watercolour painting of a 'Field of Linseed' seen near Emmington last summer and making step-by-step notes as it happens.
Borage at Bledlow – How-to guide
I have often been asked about the textures and effects I use in my watercolour paintings, so I have made this how to guide to illustrate the use of Art Masking Fluid or Drawing Gum in multi-layers in a landscape painting.