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Understatement of the year

It’s been a funny old week. Since January this year I’ve managed to put a post out every Tuesday. In that time I’ve had the

By popular demand…

…well I say popular, but that may be over-egging it. To be more precise, since my post where to begin with so many firsts which featured my

Watercolour Duet

For this week’s post I’m indebted to watercolour artist David Harmer. David was recently inspired to take on a most unlikely watercolour challenge – to

One sketch, four paintings, loads of fun!

So, after last week’s foray into the layered washes of Rowland Hilder, I thought I’d do a quick compare and contrast of techniques. Recently, Edo

Patience is indeed a virtue…

In an exchange of comments following one of my recent posts, the great watercolor painter Edo Hannema mentioned Rowland Hilder in relation to his ability

'Sea Palling/Wexham' after Edward Wesson

Only two months to go!!

With only two months to go now until my course with watercolour artist and Edward Wesson expert Steve Hall, the mounting anticipation and excitement is

After 'End of the Hard. Pin Mill' by Edward Seago - take three...

So much to say…

…and so little time to say it in! This is one of those weeks when I’ve managed to squeeze in some time for painting but

After Edward Wesson - view of Blythborough Church, Suffolk

Oh the joy…

After reaching some kind of satisfactory conclusion to my mum’s birthday present dilemma, I felt a tremendous sense of unburdened freedom as I sought out

A happy(ish) ending

After lasts week’s rather torturous post of woe and disappointment – I’m keen to keep this week’s follow up as brief and upbeat as possible.

If at first you don’t succeed…

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try again. So the saying goes. I can’t decide whether the originator of this simply cracked

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