Monthly Archives: October 2017

Paper: Canson Heritage Watercolour Pads (review)

Good watercolour paper is expensive, so I’m always on the lookout for a nice paper that is easy on the budget. While browsing eBay one day, I came across a store having a ‘buy any two watercolour pads/blocks and get … Continue reading

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Watercolours: A Walk in the Autumn Woods (demonstration)

The other day on Facebook, one of my friends posted a photo she took of her daughter and her German Shepherd walking through the forest. I just loved the composition of the photo and the way the trees and foliage … Continue reading

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Acrylics: Atelier Free Flow Artists’ Acrylics (review)

When I went to the newly discovered art supply shop in my town, I saw that among their range of acrylics, they had the Atelier Free Flow Artists’ Acrylics. I already had a bottle of Carbon Black from somewhere (I … Continue reading

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Acrylics: Crimson Rosella (demonstration)

I’ve painted a few crimson Rosellas in watercolour over the years. It’s hard to resist the beautiful deep red of their feathers with those soft, almost fluorescent blue highlights. I thought it would be nice to paint one in acrylics … Continue reading

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Book of Dragons: Page 1 – Lord of Storms

When my friend in Italy posted me a Sennelier Watercolour USKbook as a gift, the panorama format of the sketchbook gave me the idea of using it like a medieval scroll and doing ink and wash illustrations rather than more … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks: Sennelier Watercolour USKbook Urban Sketch Book (review)

I’m always on the lookout for sketchbooks with good quality paper. It’s hard to find many locally, and those that are available are often not cheap. When my friend who works in an art supply shop in Italy posted a … Continue reading

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