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Pizza and Pencil

Fabulous pencil-drawn placemat (and a great pizza too!)

Norfolk Marsh in Winter

I mentioned recently that I’d been paying homage to Edward Seago in an effort to rekindle my familiarity and confidence with simply applying brush to

Sketch one: View towards Southport from Lytham

A trio of sketches from Lytham

Three quick sketches that I managed to find time to do during a brief visit to Lytham St. Annes. I’m familiar with the view across

In honour of Edward Seago

On the anniversary of Edward Seago’s birthday (Born 31 March, 1910), I thought I’d  use the occasion to show some of my recent efforts. I

Joseph Zbukvic’s Atmosphere and Mood in Watercolour DVD

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhQyz5a1AEM?rel=0&w=480&h=360] After having watched and thoroughly enjoyed the Joseph Zbukvic masterclass on ‘Colour in your life’ I decided to take the plunge and invest

Ken Bromley’s perfect paper stretcher

As my painting to date has been purely for my own indulgence and entertainment, and that I’d mainly classify everything I do as sketches rather

Rowland Hilder watercolour exercise

With the nights drawing in, and the weather at weekends leaning towards winter, my opportunities for painting outdoors are becoming increasingly rare. It seems like

Enamel tin paintbrush holder

My enjoyment and appreciation of all things watercolour extends to the bewildering array of available paraphernalia. Much as I try to restrict myself from adding

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