I very rarely manage to pause whilst painting in order to take progress shots. I simply forget! Thankfully, I have workshop participants who diligently take photos, and reviewing them allows me to really become aware of my process. Lately, I
I recently taught a workshop which I called ‚Christmas Special‘. First we painted a still life with candle and then a snowy landscape. I composed the still life myself using my still life box. I’m not sure where exactly I
It’s been a while, my friends! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas with your loved ones. At my end we spent Christmas as a family of three with our newborn baby son James. He is just wonderful and
I posted the initial gouache study I did for this one a few days ago. I didn’t realise it back then but the composition didn’t actually have a good focal point. It took me another little study, this time in
A little pile of forgotten wood covered with snow. Study in gouache.
We’ve finally had a bit of the fantastic white stuff here too! Because we live so close to the ocean we don’t get it that often, this particular ocean having a mitigating effect during the winter (and a cooling effect