Paint Lily the Cockapoo with me Pets are so lovely to paint in loose watercolour, as you can really enhance character and feeling with the painterly effects. Watery layered hues lend themselves perfectly to form and enhance important features like the eyes which show feeling AND delicate textures. I have applied these techniques on many…

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NEW! Gift inspired watercolour classes! I LOVE painting with watercolours, and I’m well known for creating beautiful watercolour artwork which is brought to life on a variety of products for gift and home.  You may have seen my loose watercolours featured in Dunelm, Wayfair, The National trust, just to name a few! Which is why…

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Inspirational journal: A kiss under the mistletoe A Kiss Under the Mistletoe I’ve been finding lots of inspiration by painting mistletoe this season. As a sign of love and peace, it’s a lovely way to start the celebrations by sprinkling a little bit of happiness (and romance) this festive season. Throughout December, I have been…

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How to stop paints muddying Living close to the South Downs has beautiful scenic benefits, however, the mud is less desirable, and this is also the same when it comes to painting wet-in-wet techniques. Painting loose water colour is a beautiful way to bring your painting to life, but muddy hues aren’t pleasant and can…

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Inspirational journal: Capturing the rich colours of autumn I couldn’t wait to get back to nature with my sketchbook and paints, to enjoy the last days of the enduring Autumnal sunshine. As we continue into the ‘Ber’ months, with the ground looking like a multi-hued carpet, I notice the rich and vibrant colours all around…

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