I met David Grosvenor when he tutored an art session at Tywyn Art Group. He was trying to teach us how to do wet on wet watercolours. He has infinite patience that’s all I can say! He works primarily in watercolours but also works in oils. I adore his watercolours of flowers. They have so… Continue reading Artists I admire. Part 3.
Remember in a previous post I mentioned a workshop where we had to mix our own greys? Well this is the result of said workshop. We had to do this with a pallet knife, which is fine when you’re just blocking in rectangular shapes but not so easy when you are trying to paint objects… Continue reading Workshop 2
Every week, on my painting module, we have a two hour workshop. Sometimes it is a practical session where our tutor attempts to teach us something! These sessions are not about producing a finished painting, which is a good thing because I never managed to complete anything in the two hours! This particular workshop was… Continue reading Workshop 1
After my success with the masking tape I decided to do some further studies in grey. I wanted to concentrate on the forms and tones rather than obsessing over my colour mixing skills (they need some work!). I mixed my own greys as this can give an added dimension to your paintings. I will… Continue reading Studies in tonal greys.
Up until I started at university I had barely touched a pallet knife, except when I wanted to create texture. But I’m a control freak when it comes to my paintings, I obsess over detail. That’s fine if you’ve got all the time in the world to finish a painting, but in uni, you don’t… Continue reading Getting out of my comfort zone.
Work I did while gaining my Certificate of Higher Education.