Trafalgar Square shadows watercolour

I can’t quite recall what possessed me to tackle this particular view, especially when my watercolour morale is at a low ebb! The view is of London’s Trafalgar Square. The building in the background is the National Gallery which flanks an entire side of the square which is a constant bustle of people either sightseeing… Read More

Sketching back to happiness…

As some readers may have noticed, in recent week’s my metaphorical painting head has dropped a little bit as I’ve struggled to find my form. My paintings have felt more like a struggle in which I’ve been battling against paint, paper and brushes rather than me working harmoniously with them. As the last time I… Read More

Bad watercolour news. Good watercolour news.

It feels as if it’s become some form of cathartic therapy now to pass on my ‘latest bad watercolour news’. I received news last Thursday that my two entries to the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition had, after the customary ‘careful consideration by the judges’ been unsuccessful in making it to the next stage of the… Read More