Tag Archives: Watercolour

Watercolour Word of Warning

A good couple of months ago, I did a very stupid thing. I was adding some information to my coloured pencil information page and a few impatient clicks of my mouse and I deleted all the information. Deleted. I even … Continue reading

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Caran D’Ache Musuem Aquarelle

Caran D’Ache have recently released new coloured pencils – Museum Aquarelle. They come in 76 colours though only the full range is available in singles. Currently, the collections available are 12 Basics, 20 Marine and 20 Landscape. I bought the … Continue reading

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SalemSkye goes Street!

I’ve mentioned before that I work in a school and often I do little pieces for classes or pupils. The English class that I am honoured to be a part of is reading Catherine McPhail’s Tribes – so I did … Continue reading

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Derwent 30th Anniversary Watercolour Tin

During my recent visit to the Cumberland Pencil Museum – have I mentioned that I went there recently…for my birthday? – I picked up a tin of 12 watercolour pencils that were released in 2011 to commemorate the 30th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Uncovered Masterpieces

The title is ironic, believe me. One of the many benefits of moving house is that you uncover lost items (you also lose a lot more important things) and we uncovered two pieces of my school art work. One of … Continue reading

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The first of my reference photos from the recent trip to Skye: a collection of mussels gathered from a beach. Mussels have some fantastic blues and violets on their shells and are just too tempting to draw. I have chosen … Continue reading

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Derwent’s Majestic

For the Royal Wedding of William and Catherine, the lovely people over at Derwent put together a special collection to present to the couple on their wedding and to celebrate the event. A limited number of these boxed collections was … Continue reading

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