Muji colour pencils – Japan’s best kept secret?

I think so! I doubt many artists realise that Muji offer colour pencils, nor that they are actually pretty damn good! I discovered them a couple of years ago when I went on a birthday shopping spree in London and visited one of their stores. Had I seen them online, I doubt I would have … Continue reading Muji colour pencils – Japan’s best kept secret?

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Gorgeous Rosemary & Co travel mop brush!

  This here, is the lovely travel mop brush handmade by Rosemary & Co here in the UK... I'd only ever seen the usual rounded and filbert-tipped travel brushes before, so imagine my delight when I found out that Rosemary & Co have a whole range of them! I'd been looking for a mop brush … Continue reading Gorgeous Rosemary & Co travel mop brush!

Cheapest retractable travel watercolour brush set!

SET OF 5 RETRACTABLE TRAVEL WATERCOLOUR BRUSHES FOR £3.43?! Crazy! But... they aren't actually watercolour brushes! Read on to find out more... The picture above shows my entire collection of travel watercolour brushes - the retractable type. Three are from art shops here in the UK: PRO ARTE RETRACTABLE ROUND #10 £12.95 lawrence.co.uk RED SABLE … Continue reading Cheapest retractable travel watercolour brush set!

Painting in my handmade watercolour sketchbook with White Nights watercolours!

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!