Tag Archives: animal

Mini canvases

It’s the Reading Guild of Artist’s exhibition at the moment and I was delighted that my little otter got sold before he got hung on the wall. So, I had to paint a replacement promptly. Given I’d done a truly … Continue reading

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Rolling down the river

In a couple of week’s time it is the Reading Guild of Artist’s annual exhibition, but in the week before the RGA is taking over the Reading Museum for half term. We have been asked to do a small piece … Continue reading

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Eyes again – watercolour workshop

Thought you might like to see some of the work from a session I ran yesterday on eyes. I love how if there are 16 people in a room doing exactly the same session, you get 16 different outcomes! Didn’t … Continue reading

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Eye, eye! Eyes in watercolour

So, shall I get the awful puns out of the way now? Yes, the eyes have it. I am keeping an eye on you etc etc Seriously, watercolour is a lovely medium for capturing human or animal eyes. Its transparnecy … Continue reading

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Watercolour conundrum

It may be easy to assume that with practise you will master watercolour. Nah! Think again. Yesterday I could paint and today I couldn’t. Why? Because it is watercolour’s way of stopping you getting proud – pride really does come … Continue reading

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Milk jugs

Last weekend I went to the Spring Fair, which is a massive buying exhibition held at the NEC Birmingham, covering gifts, greetings, home – frankly everything. I came away inspired to produce my own range of mugs, jugs and pepper … Continue reading

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Move over darling – mega cows – the finished article

It stopped raining for about five minutes today, so here is the final photo of the cows: And I couldn’t resist this picture of Mr C studiously ignoring the prickly feeling you get on the back of your neck when … Continue reading

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