Sharing the Journey

Fragrant Magnolia Blog 4

Black Tulip Magnolia

30 Sep 2022
My process in creating a floral work of Black Tulip Magnolia
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Painting from Life

5 Aug 2022
Painting from life adds so much to the journey of a painting. Of course it is not always possible and so we do need a good collection of reference material.
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Mixing Oranges

24 Jul 2022
Understanding colour mixing in watercolour is so important if fresh bright and clean colours are wanted.
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Playtime with Bertie

14 Jul 2022
Having just purchased a few new pigments from Holbein I was keen to test them in a painting.
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Using a Palette Knife

11 Jul 2022
Not all floral paintings need to be pretty. By choosing to paint Artichokes it allows the use of darker colours and plenty of texture.
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Mixing Purples

9 Jul 2022
Mixing fresh secondary colour Purple
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Tulip Hero

Tulips

3 Jul 2022
wet into wet and wet on dry watercolour techniques
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Colour Wheel

Colour Mixing

26 Jun 2022
With fewer tubes of pigment and learning everything about them will help your paintings work
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Painting Hollyhocks

19 Jun 2022
Lucious Darks to paint Hollyhocks
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