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French Rose

In Journal, Sketches & Practice by Kat Skinner0 Comments

Travelling to France on holiday. I had hoped to have time to sit down in parks and sketch/paint, but surprise surprise we walked non-stop. At the very end of the trip, when I collapsed in absolute exhaustion, I had a brief chance to do a few little sketches. One of …

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Working On The Waterfall

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This painting is an older one, before I learnt about negative painting techniques (I think this painting would greatly benefit from using negative rather than positive painting). Again I used my preferred brand of watercolour tube paints – Daniel Smith. The colors used are Pyrrol Blue (green shade), Burnt Sienna, …

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Working on The Tranquil Cottage Painting

In Journal, Work In Progress by Kat Skinner0 Comments

For the tranquil cottage painting I used high-quality artist quality paint from the brand Daniel Smith to create a semi-realistic appearance. Daniel Smith paints have a wonderful consistency to them, making painting an absolute pleasure; they are super creamy and can achieve both bright and dark colors and tones. The …