Watercolour – hibiscus

This is my second watercolour from Julie King’s book ‘Watercolour Flowers’, following from the tulips which I completed earlier this month. As mentioned in my previous post (Watercolour – Tulips) this is a fantastic book with step by step instructions and pull out templates on good quality watercolour paper. Definitely worth a look for any […]

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Art class – Twilight Cottage (unfinished)

As with everything in life these days, art class is on hold indefinitely. Unfortunately, we were part way through a painting of a cottage at twilight when restrictions were imposed and class cancelled. Our teacher has sent through videos for us to follow to continue with the painting but it’s not as easy as actually […]

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Original watercolour – St Paul’s Church

Back at the start of lockdown my husband and I went on a photography walk. St Paul’s Church is just a few minutes walk from our home and as with many churches is very photogenic and a great subject for art. Using the photograph for guidance, it was relatively quick to complete the watercolour. I […]

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Watercolour – Tulips

I absolutely love this image of tulips; from the pink and purple colours to the delicacy of the petals, it’s just beautiful. This watercolour was taken from the book Watercolour Flowers by Julie King. I cannot recommend this book enough as it has very clear step by step instructions along with pull out templates which […]

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Lockdown Lowdown – Art

As promised in my crafting post, here is a catchup on some of the art I have worked on during lockdown. Spring Pansies in watercolour These originated from Facebook group that I stumbled upon. The Art of Wellness is run by Derwent ambassadors and its aim is to promote the mental health benefits of art […]

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