Watercolour painting progress

One of the great things I enjoy about watercolour painting is, with practice, being able to see demonstrable progress and improvement. This, combined with maintaining this brushes with watercolour blog, means that I have a ready means of being able to trawl through my archives to look back on and chart or reflect on my… Read More

Closing the gap

I recently treated myself to a couple of new brushes. I’ve tried out a fair few makes and types of brushes in my quest for the holy grail of paintbrushes, and have most recently gravitated towards Escoda brushes, which I’ve always found to be of exceptional quality. Well, I was recently followed on my instagram… Read More

Overcast in St Ives

Toward the end of last week I was catching up on some blogs that I’ve missed of late and came across a new post from the great watercolor artist Edo Hannema. I really enjoy Edo’s posts, partly because I respect and admire his paintings, and partly because he’s so generous with his advice and wisdom… Read More

Short and Sweet

In fact, at its most sweetly succinct, this post could just read: I did a painting this week – and I was really pleased with it. But that’d be too brief even for my liking. I do feel however, that some of my recent posts have been far too long and wordy so it feels… Read More

There’s nothing like…

..having visitors come around to panic me into a bit of tidying up and housekeeping! And so it is I’d like to welcome my regular guests, but also to extend a warm hand to those new followers that may have come across my blog after it was featured as a WordPress Editors’ Pick on WordPress’s… Read More