Tag Archives: M Graham

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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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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Acrylics: M Graham Acrylics (review)

Because I loved M Graham’s watercolours so much, when I saw that an art store near my Dad’s work carried their acrylic paints as well, I coerced him into dropping in and grabbing some for me on his way home … Continue reading

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Acrylics: Mountain Lake Landscape (demonstration)

After coming across some palette knives in my art cupboard the other day, I decided it would be fun to try my hand at a palette knife painting. It had been a while since I’d painted a landscape so I … Continue reading

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Watercolour Lightfastness Testing – Part 4 (conclusion)

The lightfastness tests for my watercolours were finished some time ago, but though I removed the charts from the windows, I was unable to scan them because Windows 8 decided it didn’t want to recognise my scanner anymore, and I … Continue reading

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Watercolour Lightfastness Testing – Part 3

When I scanned my watercolour charts after hanging them in my window for four months (see Part 2), only the most fugitive pigments had faded. Now, after eight months, it’s time to see if there’s been any more significant change… … Continue reading

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Watercolour Lightfastness Testing – Part 2

Well, my sheets of watercolour swatches have been in my window for four months now (if you want to see the originals, head to Part 1). Let’s see how they’re going… Yellows and Yellow Earths VERY slight fading noticeable in the … Continue reading

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