Roses from a friend – painted

My friend gave me a bunch of gorgeous roses from her garden a couple of months ago, and I immediately took pictures so I could paint them. Watercolour paints and paper at the ready Several failed attempts later I was happy with this one, painted freehand with the brush as my pencil.   Hate...

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Watercolour Gallery

My latest watercolour efforts Curly Petals Iris Close view of iris flower, 16in x 12in, Arches cold press paper Dabee Street Cottages 9in x 8in, watercolour on Arches cold press paper turquoise-flight water colour balls abstract yellow roses watercolour painting Look Beneath octopus-garden Daffodils watercolour painting roses in crystal watercolour-paintings-tulips watercolour paintings vase abstract...

Hake brush

Hake brushes: What are they?

Watercolourists use a hake (pron. har-kay) to help them when painting Artists use hake brushes in different ways, but I was impressed with how it was used to re-wet areas that were drying and to dampen areas that are next to paint, while watching a video boxed set course by Paul Taggart, Learning to...

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Roses are red, or apricot

I painted a watercolour close focus picture of a beautiful rose from my friend’s garden, and presented it to her for Christmas. Loved doing all the glazing in this one. 8in x 8in Fabiano cold pressed paper and Art Spectrum paints....

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