Friday, 29 September 2017

Firsts

I have just returned from a three break away touring country Victoria and the start of spring has really been a bit of a lingering winter. We saw snow on the mountain peaks but also enjoyed the hints of spring. The area we visited is perfect for magnificent Camellia and Magnolia and I took so many images. The first blooms to greet us however were thousands of daffodils everywhere.

As this is only my second day back in my studio and I'm still finding my rhythm I was also happy to  experiment with some new colours that had arrived from the USA whilst I was away.

The new colours are from Da Vinci - Paul Jackson Signature colours. I am liking how vibrant they are. I also used a new Green Gold purchase from Daniel Smith. This is so different to the Winsor and Newton Green Gold and again I love its vibrancy.


Great colours for Daffodils





Friday, 22 September 2017

Painting Giveaway

Gosh it has been far too long since I blogged. I have had such a busy art schedule this year that sometimes something has got to give and it looks like it has been my blog.
I am doing a thank you of supporting my art journey giveaway draw on October 10th randomly drawn from the email list of subscribers to my newsletter. I write one each month and as it is linked to my website its easy to include all my latest works. It's not too late to signup if you want the chance to win an original watercolour, unmatted, posted free anywhere in the world.
I have chosen my Kookaburra as the prize painting. He is in a serious mood waiting to see where in the world he will fly off to.
I Can be Serious
38cm x 28.5cm unmatted

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