Original Painting – Pots and Pots of Colour

Original Painting In Mixed Media I absolutely love my new original painting. Hope you love it too! I created this original artwork with indian ink and pastel on a lovely sanded paper. The initial underpainting was completed in a watercolour consistency of ink, followed by further layers of stronger pigment. My aim was to obtain the textures on not only the subject matter but the wall itself, so sanded paper was a perfect choice. The sanded paper I use is white Pastelmat. To touch is has a smooth velvet feel, so you are able to to use mediums for finer … Continue reading Original Painting – Pots and Pots of Colour

Art Tips, Techniques & Tutorials on YouTube

At the beginning of this year I started running a small watercolour class for beginners.  Most of my students are accomplished artists in other mediums and I have known many of them for a long time.  It was a marvellous feeling to be asked by them to start running some watercolour tuition, and so far I’m enjoying every minute.  As part of the class, I started making video tutorials and putting them on my website.  I had the immediate problem that I was limited on file size and therefore ended up opening up my YouTube channel and linking the videos to my … Continue reading Art Tips, Techniques & Tutorials on YouTube