Monthly Archives: April 2019

Sketchbook Watercolour Tulips in 3 steps

Sometimes a quick sketch gets us started in the day. In this case, dying tulips caught my interest – for some reason more than newly opening ones. There seems more depth of colour, more character, more expression in those petals … Continue reading

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Shibori experiments

The pieces* above were made using three different shibori techniques on a light cotton muslin and dye. Shibori is the Japanese term for multiple methods of creating resist in a dyeing process. Great precision can be created using these techniques. … Continue reading

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These required a different approach compared to a pineapple. And they were fading fast in my painting space! Started with some small sketches, then the large sketch and went from there. Final image is 17″ x 17″ on 30″ x … Continue reading

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