Watercolour Warmups…

As I’ve been working on my most recent children’s book in watercolour, it stands to reason that I should get into the right frame of mind with a loosening up session. I painted both of these this morning, both very enjoyable. I’ll do this more often…

 

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Oil Painting…

I often have something on the go I just add a little to here and there. This one’s been sitting for a while. I find it very enjoyable to tinker in between other things, watching it slowly evolve… (oil on panel) .

The model for the figure is the very lovely Alexandra- http://sitara-leotastock.deviantart.com sea5_sml

Little Steps…

I enjoy documenting the steps I take when I work, it’s good to look back over what you do and a) See the journey and b) It helps you to appreciate that a good working method really does achieve results.

(see previous post for a closer view)

Watercolours on Arches 300gsm Hot Press paper.

 

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Watercolour Birdies…

I’m currently working on a children’s book in watercolour, my first such attempt, actually. I normally save the watercolours for my own amusement, or one off commissions. It was lovely to use the watercolour-y flow and step straight out of a commission mindset and scratch away at this for a couple of hours. Once I finish this one, there will be more.

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The Fantasy Artroom.

It’s been a little while since I posted about my new book here. The Fantasy artroom has been winging it’s way around the globe for 3-4 months, and right now, I’m in the process of putting a youtube channel together, I’ve updated the website, I now have the Facebook page up and running. Can I ask, if you like what you see, or if you’ve bought a copy of the book, that you spread the word. I’m hoping the project grows into more publications, more How To’ videos and more workshops. If you’d like to find out more, check out these links:

http://thefantasyartroom.weebly.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa7_-M8r5lfplgfIHOiX4nw

https://www.facebook.com/fantasyartroom11?fref=ts

And if you needed to know anything that hasn’t been covered already, wanted to arrange workshops etc, please feel free to contact me.

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