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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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Finished long haired cat

So here is the finished cat from yesterday. I rather like the eyes and I’ve put a close up below. If you are painting an animal and can see both eyes, I would recommend trying to make one slightly more … Continue reading

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Step by step – another cat in watercolour

Starting with a drawing and kicking off with the eye and nose, I wanted to paint this long haired cat in a loose and colourful way. To boot, I had paint left in my palette from yesterday’s cat and I … Continue reading

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Cat demonstration finished (with bonus features, as they say…)

So in the harsh light of day, I look again at my cat. Rubbed out a few marks I hadn’t spotted under artificial light and gave myself a stiff talking to. ‘Don’t fiddle’ should be written across every watercolourist’s heart. … Continue reading

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Step by step – colourful cat

Had a happy afternoon painting cats. And I would like to know, why one day you can paint with fresh colours and a spirit of excitement and on another day, using the same colours, everything looks solid with not an … Continue reading

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