The other day at my local art store, I discovered that they now offered art books in English, & when I was excitedly perusing through their books, I was drawn to Jean Haine's book called "Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour". When I opened it, I yelled (in my head)"Eureka"! This is how I want to paint! … Continue reading Inspired by Jean Haines
I have had the wonderful chance of attending art classes in Madrid during our family visit here and I am learning so much. After 6 months of learning from books and YouTube videos, I felt so privileged to be able to paint under the guidance of professionals. I had 2 teachers who taught me in … Continue reading Learning to paint…everything!
Hi all, I'm back again today to share some very happy news with you. I'm now a design team member for the a2Z scrapbooking store! I was thrilled & so honoured when Cindy asked me to join the team of talented designers. Today is my first post on their blog and I created a framable … Continue reading New Design Team Member – a2Z Scrapbooking
When I started this painting a month ago, I was obsessed about learning how to get movement in my leaves by using shading and tones. I also thought it was time I stopped copying from my guidebook or other people's drawings and learn to paint from a "live" subject (well my plant is a a … Continue reading Being a perfectionist
I started learning to watercolour quite a few times now 😉 but none of the online courses I have taken really taught me what I needed to know...like how to load a brush for example, and especially, how to bend a leaf the way I want it to! Then I discovered Jenna Rainey's book called … Continue reading Learning to Watercolour – Day 1