Trying new paper

Recently I’ve been using small Fabriano Venezia sketchbook for my casual quick sketches and I love it, so I decided to try Fabriano’s watercolour paper, as I’m not 100% happy with Arches. I bought two sheets of 300 gsm Fabriano Artistico – one...

Focus

I finally finished my dreamcatcher and thought this would be a good time to write a longer reply to a question that was asked by one of my lovely readers in the comments: “My problem is focus. It’s not desire or motivation, but organized focus. Do you ever run into...

Feathers & Dreamcatchers

My son & I found some broken willow branches during our morning walk. I showed him how flexible they were and told him about basket weaving. He wanted to bring the branches home, which I was fine with, yet I didn’t really want to attempt any complex weaving and...

Perfect find

Hey! How are you? I’ve been battling my MacBook this week. It’s been slow since I’ve upgraded the operating system to Yosemite earlier this year, but lately it reached ridiculous levels of painful slowness – every few minutes everything stops and I get to...

Feathers on new paper

I ran out of Daler-Rowney watercolour postcards, which forced me to get around to cutting up large sheets of Archers paper into smaller ones – a job that I was putting off for ages. Of course it was super easy and only took me about 10 minutes. Now I have lovely...

Feathers

Winsor & Newton watercolour on Daler-Rowney watercolour postcard There is going to be an Art Postcards exhibition in Bendigo in October and I thought I’ll submit some paintings, since I seem to be painting postcard-sized ones anyway lately. This could be...