Watercolour Folk Art Valentine’s Heart

In my recent video I paint this valentine's card in watercolor using a folk art design with hearts, flowers and love birds. I show you step-by-step how I transfer my design to the watercolour paper, how I mix colours, paint the design and then make it into a greetings card for my loved one. You can download the design for this valentine's greeting card here: ValentinesHeartDownload You can view the video here: https://youtu.be/6Gi-R5bVXiU

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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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