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Lemons and Limes

Life often is bitter, providing you with the metaphorical lemons and limes. It doesn’t mean that we need to always think of these fruit as “bad” things. Sometimes we should try to be grateful that we have them in our lives. 

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Superb Wren and Camellias

Nothing is simpler, and more pleasant, than smelling the flowers. In this watercolour painting, a superb blue wren is sitting among the blossoming camellia flowers. Whilst it doesn’t transpose to digital screens, light will pass through each layer of paint and reflect back at the viewer. This will allow the …

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Begonia Flowers

One of the most time-consuming paintings I have worked on – countless hours went into its beautiful construction. This painting consists of three colors – Ultramarine Blue, Hansa Yellow Medium and Quinacridone Rose. I layered the colors over and over to create the impression of warm highlights and cool shadows, …

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Fantasy Forest

This painting was inspired by an inspirational artist, Geoff Kersey. To make this finished painting I used a tutorial from the from the book Trace & Paint Watercolour (Ready to Paint) by the authors Terry Harrison, Geoff Kersey and Arnold Lowrey. This particular painting is done by following one of Geoff Kersey’s tutorials. Obviously I adjusted …