Watercolour Christmas Tree Downloadable Line Art

For Christmas 2020, I made a series of art videos on my YouTube channel. If you want to follow along with my Folk Art Christmas Tree, you can download the line art traceable image here: tree_outline.pdfDownload Not to be used for commercial purposes.

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Same inspiration, Two methods: Watercolour vs Acrylic Painting

It's been about a year since I took out my acrylic paints but I decided to challenge myself to create two mini artworks from one photo inspiration; one in watercolour and one in acrylic. Here's the photo I used, I took this on a trip to Iceland a few years ago. The sunlight threading through the clouds and illuminating the lake was simply stunning. It's no wonder that Iceland is such a magnet for photographers,…

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Creative Inspiration – Carolyn Gavin

During the last couple of months I've signed up to Creativebug (it's like netflix for art!) and I've followed a number of art tutorials. I love doing these because I always learn new things and I've particularly enjoyed a 30 day series of painting by artist Carolyn Gavin. She makes the most vibrant paintings, they are so happy and perfect for summer. The thing that gets me is that I can never anticipate her paintings.…

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Creative Inspiration

I've been loving Morgan Harper Nichols instagram feed. She posts digital art that is inspirational and colourful. I love her carefree style and the way she pairs colour, shapes and text really reminds me of Corita Kent - one of my screen printing heroes! https://www.instagram.com/p/CAVya1NgA67/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet This is a style I'd love to emulate, there is something so relaxed about it that contrasts with the careful pattern making I usually do. I think it could be…

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Watercolour Tutorials

Previous to the start of the Covid19 crisis, I had been planning lots of work around real life events; workshops I was to lead and art fairs and exhibitions to attend. With the future of those in doubt, I turned to online content and stepped up a gear in the number and focus of videos I was providing on YouTube. I wanted to create more content for beginners and create tutorials that people could follow…

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