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The Wet into Damp Technique
Painting wet into damp washes This is one of the most important techniques I use for nearly all of my paintings. By applying the paint into an already damp surface, the colour pools and spreads the...
Adding Extra Details
I love adding unique little extra details to my paintings. Nibble holes, strong cast shadows, crispy edges to leaves, and even the odd raindrop have all made their way into my pieces, and I find th...
Colours & Palettes
Here's the thing, with so much colour... ...where do you start. Well, that was certainly one of the questions I asked when I first started botanical painting. And the answer was... well I didn't re...
Stages to a Painting
The process of my painting technique... ...is always evolving but generally starts the same, and ends the same. Starting with a couple of wet into damp washes establishes all of the lightest tones ...
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Setting up Your Workspace
How to set yourself up for a lovely day of painting... ...can feel like a daunting prospect. Where should I put my light, should I use a drawing board, or paint flat? These are all questions you as...
Beat the Block
Beating the dreaded painters block is a complex and troubling time. You know how it goes. You desperately want to paint, you know how to paint, you even have all the stuff ready to go, but you just...
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