Tag Archives: Derwent Coloursoft

Lilac Butterflies Finished!

And entered into the Leisure Painter and The Artist competition!

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Leisure Painter and The Artist Competition

Back in February, I wrote about the Leisure Painter and The Artist Competition in partnership with Jackson’s Art Supplies asking for entries with the theme of butterflies. Now that I have finished my entry for the Strathmore Wonders of Winter … Continue reading

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Submitted!

  Okay, so I have submitted it. I called this piece ‘Local Colour’ and it is 27 x 30cm. Things I have learned from this experience – 1. Stonehenge paper is lovely but not the best fit with the way … Continue reading

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Bag of Fun

I’ve been treating myself and stocking up. Derwent brought out a limited edition box of 12 new Coloursoft colours under the banner of ‘Fashion’. They come in lovely tin with an illustration by Niki Pilkington: When you hear ‘Fashion’ you … Continue reading

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Snoopy the Beagle – Finished.

Private commission: Snoopy the Beagle, A4, Prismacolors on Mi-Tientes, pale grey.

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Snoopy the Beagle – In Progress

This is a private commission I have been working on. I thought you might like to see the stages. It is Prismacolors (with a Derwent White Coloursoft and some Derwent Studios for detail) on Mi-Tientes paper (pale grey). It is … Continue reading

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WetCanvas Coloured Pencil Exchange

Back in March, the members of the online art forum WetCanvas, specifically the Coloured Pencil forum, floated an idea to organise an art exchange. Everyone who was interested signed up and later WC member Candle, teamed up duos. This was … Continue reading

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I’ve got a Lovely Pear

Among my other interests is reading. Books that is, not cereal packets. I get recommendations from newspapers, friends, a book forum of which I am a member and occasionally Scott Pack’s blog, meandmybigmouth. Scott recently recommended Florence & Giles by … Continue reading

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Shiny Apples

One of my resolutions this year was to join in with each and every Monthly Challenge over at WetCanvas. A lofty and frankly idiotic resolution, but one, nonetheless, I intend to keep. It will force me to work and all … Continue reading

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Flamingo

I am putting my Fritillaria aside for now to paint a flamingo. Not just any flamingo, but this month’s Monthly Challenge reference over on WetCanvas. A variety of reference photographs have been offered for May, and I chose this flamingo … Continue reading

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