This week I am trying out one of my new handmade watercolour sketchbooks that I recently made... I made it myself (and several other smaller sketchbooks) using large sheets of watercolour paper from my local art shop. In total the two sheets - one Bockingford 190 gsm and one Saunders Waterford 300 gsm - cost … Continue reading Painting in my handmade watercolour sketchbook with White Nights watercolours!
This week I was excited to try out the J. Herbin rollerball pen. To do so I did some tropical-inspired drawings and painted them with my Prima Marketing tropicals watercolour set. You may have seen me using the J. Herbin fountain pen in one of my previous videos. This week, the rollerball came back into … Continue reading Trying out the J. Herbin rollerball pen & Prima Marketing Tropicals
You'll have seen my lovely new watercolour brushes in my last blog post... I needed a protective scroll for when I am on the go, so thought I'd make one! If you want to have a go, all you need is: - A non-fraying material like oilcloth, leather or PVC - Something to poke holes … Continue reading Easy DIY brush wrap – no sew no glue!
Currently I am LOVING watercolour painting. What once used to be a scary uncontrollable medium to work in is fast becoming one of my favourites. It really is true when they say confidence grows with time and practice. To compliment my new obsession and my habit of collecting art supplies (hey, it could be worse … Continue reading Latest obsession: watercolours! Watercolour supplies haul and floral painting…