Tag Archives: watercolour

Watercolour Paper – the Differences Explained

How did buying watercolour paper come to be so confusing? At first glance its specification reads like a scientific formula: 300g/m2(140lb)HP. Do I need NOT or Rough? Cold pressed, soft pressed or hot pressed? Paper, a block or a pad? … Continue reading

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Inspired by Deer

One of my happiest childhood memories is walking in the local woods, looking for fallow deer. It’s something I still love doing today, and these days such activity brings the added bonus of inspiration for a painting. Last week was … Continue reading

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A Brush with Watercolour

I’m very happy to say that I’ve recently been endorsed by Winsor & Newton as one of their featured (watercolour) artists. You can find me on their website http://www.winsornewton.com/featuredartist.aspx?PageID=409&path=community%2ffeatured-artists%2f  I tend to use different suppliers for different media, but Winsor & Newton have long … Continue reading

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Exciting News

Today I’m very happy to learn that I’ve had two paintings accepted for the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 199th annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London. I haven’t submitted any work to them before so I … Continue reading

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