Category Archives: watercolour

using watercolours

Contemporary Artists on German TV

I have started my own series of films for a German tv channel. The first two programmes presenting artists belonging to AERA the Association Embracing Realist Art have been broadcast on a German TV channel. Once a month a new … Continue reading

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Watercolour as Fine Art – Video No.270

In this 10 1/2 minute video Jill Poyerd explains why watercolour is fine art. Jill talks about the prejudices people have about watercolours and how some of the world´s greatest artists used it to its full potential. Jill also compares … Continue reading

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Quintin Davies – Featured Artist

Quintin Davies was born in Colchester, Essex, and has spent much of his early life around the Dedham Vale ‘Constable Country’. Having been discouraged from pursuing a career in art he studied Geology at Leicester University, a Masters in sedimentology … Continue reading

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How to compose a landscape painting – Video No.257

In this almost 28 minute video Jill Poyerd explains important design aspects of landscape painting. Jill manages to keep your interest during the whole time by using examples to stress the points she is making. Hope you like my choice … Continue reading

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Marialena Sarris – Featured Artist

Marialena Sarris studied painting in Athens, Greece. She loves beautiful subjects which are pleasing to our eyes. Many of her works are portraits of people and animals, flowers and starry skies but she also creates very impressive still lifes. Marialena … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass Bowl and Cherries – Video No.243

This watercolour still life painting is by Soon Warren. In this 8 1/2 minute time lapse video Soon explains the various steps that lead to this vibrant realistic painting of a glass bowl with cherries. More of my own paintings … Continue reading

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How to Paint a River – Video No.241

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Geoff Kersey. In this 12 minute real time painting video he shows us how to paint a gently flowing river. It is a detailed realistic watercolour painting. It is one of many … Continue reading

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How to Paint Watercolour Trees – Video No.240

Today I have chosen a painting by Grant Fuller. In this 12 minute real time video he shows us how to paint trees in watercolour. Grant creates the atmosphere of a forest on the hills on a misty day. Hope … Continue reading

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How to improve your watercolour paintings – Video No.235

In this 13 minute video Angela Fehr shows you how to improve your watercolours. Angela demonstrates and talks about 6 common mistakes and how to fix them. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you want to contact … Continue reading

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How to paint watercolour rocks – Video No.233

This almost 14 minute time lapse speed painting video will show you how to paint watercolour rocks. After a one minute introduction Steve Mitchell explains how you can achieve the desired effects. Hope you like my choice of the day. … Continue reading

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