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February 23, 2013


The rough edges of the watercolour leaves are phenomenal aren’t they? Just some little sneak peaks at a watercolour of Provence at dusk. I literally closed the book on it a few weeks ago because it wasn’t working, but as I needed to make some marks on paper last night before drinks, (you know how […]

From go to whoa

March 28, 2012


Ready, steady.. OK this is the set up with the painting’s subject, a photo taken in St.Paul de Vence a few years ago. (A truly picturesque mediaeval hill top village in the south of France, home to the famous La Colombe d’Or) After drawing it in with faint light grey pencil I popped in some of the lighter shades, shadows […]


November 14, 2011


If you remember my Glimpses from last week, well here is the finished article, just over A4 in size. I tried to keep it to a few hues and then various tints; good discipline and the key to helping things ‘hang together’ according to the experts. P.S. Do you love this frame as much as […]

Ends of the earth

September 25, 2011


My other new watercolour… and how it might look framed. .

Middle distance

September 22, 2011


It can only mean one thing… .. a watercolour, you guessed it. This one is of a view of Middle Harbour from Seaforth in Sydney. I took lots of photos at dusk, the one below probably isn’t the best, but one I decided to have a go at. I notice that when I take a […]

Papers, scissors…

May 2, 2011


…rock. Some close-ups of my dining room table for you. Spent the other Thursday decorating plain cards with various ephemera… some beautiful papers I had bought, bits of original watercolour doodles (who’d have thougth they’d ever come in handy?) and some recent photos to make little individual montages. Such fun. Got completely absorbed and really enjoyed the […]