Category Archives: Watercolour

Watercolours: Grumbacher Academy Watercolours (review)

As I’ve often lamented on this blog, currency conversion rates and excessive postage costs have meant that I can no longer buy art supplies from the big American retailers, which tend to have a much larger range of products and … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Seascape (demonstration)

Time for another art demonstration! I found an old picture of my Nan and I at the beach many years ago, and while I didn’t want to paint any figures, I thought the beach scene itself was simple yet appealing … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Wisterias (demonstration)

I had planned to spend Good Friday catching up on uni work, but after being hit with both a stomach bug AND a migraine on Thursday, I still wasn’t feeling up to doing much, so I thought I’d cheer myself … Continue reading

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Colouring Books: Painterly Days – The Woodland Watercolouring Book for Adults by Kristy Rice (review)

I’ve talked about colouring books before (about how they are not just for kids and about the different ways both artists and non-artistic people can benefit from them), but I’ve never really had any interest in buying one. Mainly because … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Mijello Mission Gold Watercolours (review)

Mijello are probably most well known for their selection of painting palettes, which includes some airtight ones that can be sealed to keep your paint (even acrylics) workable for several days when not being used. A few years ago they … Continue reading

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Palettes: Artria Heung Il Watercolour Palettes (review)

Several years ago, someone on an art supply forum posted a link to an eBay listing for a cheap aluminium watercolour palette, asking if it was any good. I only had a plastic palette at the time (which had the … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Blockx Watercolours (review)

At the start of the month, I went to a Doctoral Consortium and Conference in Wollongong. On my first day there (before the consortium actually started), I wandered around the town a bit and stumbled across an art supply shop. Tucked … Continue reading

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