Tag Archives: Painting

Watercolours: Schmincke Pearl Metallic Watercolours (review)

While bumming around on Instagram one day, I saw a post from Jackson’s in the UK saying they had a hefty discount on watercolour paints, and since I can never resist art supply sales, I decided to see if there … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Hummingbird (demonstration)

Any time I get new art supplies, I’m always looking for an excuse to use them in a painting. After I bought a limited edition Pearl Metallic box of Schmincke watercolours, I wanted to paint something sparkly but couldn’t think … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks: Stillman & Birn Beta Series Softcover Sketchbook (review)

Since I often don’t get much time to sketch when I’m out and about, I prefer to work in small sketchbooks when I do have the opportunity. As I’ve mentioned previously, I found that the Moleskine sketchbooks – even the … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Da Vinci Artist’s Watercolours (review)

I thought it was time to review the other American watercolour paints my parents brought back from their overseas holiday, so I finally dug the tubes out of my drawer, where they’ve been languishing for the last few years. I … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Hot Air Balloon (demonstration)

I was supposed to be testing the final version of the system I need for my PhD’s data collection, but somehow in the process of being moved from my office to a new open floor office, my computer went missing! … Continue reading

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Brush Care: Escoda Artist Brush and Hand Soap (review)

A few years ago, I reviewed The Masters Brush Cleaner and Preserver. It’s a good brush cleaner, but it is slightly abrasive (so I’m reluctant to use it on watercolour brushes with natural hair). Also, I found that if I … Continue reading

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Skyscape Baubles: Stormy Sea

I haven’t done much painting for a while, but I finally got around to painting another Skyscape Bauble. I’d had the idea for this one for a while, but it kept getting pushed back by academic commitments. Stormy Sea My … Continue reading

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