Blue and red boat at Hope Cove

I have been fascinated by the view across this tiny harbour to the hill opposite for many years. Earlier this year I did a watercolour and gouache painting of the same scene, which was done in a looser style but set me off on a quest to paint the most realistic water and reflections thatContinue reading “Blue and red boat at Hope Cove”

STARTED A NEW WATERCOLOUR: SUNSET IN BEDMINSTER PART TWO

In part one I showed you how to lay down the first layer of the painting using watered down paint, this layer is often called the ‘tea’ or ‘coffee’ layer and should be thought of as the consistency of a cordial – very thin with lots of water. These first layers always look too darkContinue reading “STARTED A NEW WATERCOLOUR: SUNSET IN BEDMINSTER PART TWO”