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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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Two tawny owls in ink and watercolour

Tawnies are lovely to paint – it’s all about those eyes! So, when I was asked to paint a pair on canvas to go live in a barn conversion, I jumped at the chance. Having discussed it with their soon-to-be … Continue reading

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World watercolor month continues!

Good grief, you would think doing a little painting each day wouldn’t be tricky, but we are on 7 July and already I’ve missed a day. Good excuse as I was hosting a fundraising event for Macmillan cancer care yesterday, … Continue reading

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Eyes – step by step

Cliche, I know, but the eyes are indeed the window to the soul. In any portrait whether human or animal, get the eyes wrong and there will be no life. We are magnetically drawn to look at the eyes, so … Continue reading

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Yay! Owl painting found – mystery solved

Back in January, I posted that I had lost a painting of an owl after taking down an exhibition. How, I did not know, but despite a bit of a twitter campaign in the Henley area, no one knew anything. … Continue reading

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Owl in watercolour

First of all if you like owls go to this blog: http://owladay.wordpress.com/ Wow! My owls is a bit different, but I had such fun painting it that I wanted to share. I must thank Debra from http://paintmyphoto.ning.com for a wonderful source … Continue reading

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Cropping a picture

I am a great believer in a painting not being sacred. If, after you have finished, I think a bit isn’t working or the composition is off, then I reach for the scissors. This is the painting I did in … Continue reading

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