Tips & Techniques for Artists

Building a watercolour

This is how I develop a watercolour, step-by-step: 1. I prefer to use Saunders Waterford papers. This is only a small painting, so the weight of paper I’ve chosen is 140lb, and it’s a NOT surface. I start with a light pencil drawing, and I’ve applied blue masking fluid to mask out lines that I […]

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Tips & Techniques for Artists

Working in Watercolour: My own favourite medium is watercolour. One birthday, a long time ago when my children were small, my husband (who’s not always good at choosing presents) gave me an expensive box of watercolours. I’d recently closed my last company and wasn’t sure what I was going to do with my life apart […]

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