Category Archives: Demonstrations

Watercolours: Butterfly on Milkweed (demonstration)

Every now and then I ask my friends on Twitter or Facebook to give me photos of birds or flowers or other stuff I can use as a reference for a painting or drawing, and I usually end up with … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Birches in Autumn (demonstration)

I haven’t done much painting for a month or two since uni started up again, as I’ve been pretty busy with teaching and research. Now that I’m settling in for the semester and am waiting for the last touches on … Continue reading

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Coloured Pencils: Two Cowrie Shells (demonstration)

Time for another little coloured pencil demonstration. My Nan has several jars of sea shells that she and I have collected over the years, including numerous cowries, so a while ago I got a few out and used them as … Continue reading

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Watercolour Pencils: Two Chili Peppers (demonstration)

While cutting up vegetables for dinner, I decided to use two of the chili peppers I was going to cook as the basis for a small still life sketch. I had new little sketchbook and some Prismacolor Premier watercolour pencils … 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: 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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Wayne Clements from Art Studio on Channel 31 – Painting Demonstrations

Every Monday afternoon I like to park myself in front of the TV after finishing my uni work to watch some art shows on Channel 31. One of these shows is Art Studio, hosted by Wayne Clements. Though he paints … Continue reading

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