Art Questions, News 2018, Painting, YouTube Channel

Masking Fluid video on You Tube: the full version is up

Hi everyone, I have an article on masking fluid coming up in the summer issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine. The article is about tips for using fluid in the best ways and I made a video to go with it. I tested 10 different brands of masking fluid live, warts and all, with surprises… Continue reading Masking Fluid video on You Tube: the full version is up

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The Ethical Artist – New article in Artists & Illustrators Magazine

The Artists & Illustrators Magazine May issue is out! I have another article in there, and this time it's not about botanical art: it's called "The Ethical Artist" and it's about looking at where our art materials come from and what they are made off. I did quite a bit of research and got in… Continue reading The Ethical Artist – New article in Artists & Illustrators Magazine

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Article in Artists & Illustrators Magazine – Parrot Tulip Masterclass

Hello everyone, The April issue of A&I Magazine is out, with my Apricot Tulip Masterclass on a 4 page spread. I always find it exciting to see my paintings published... There are 2 other botanical artists' tutorials in the issue, by Fiona Swapp and Mariella Baldwin. So if you like botanical art, this is an… Continue reading Article in Artists & Illustrators Magazine – Parrot Tulip Masterclass

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Artists & Illustrators Magazine is 30 years old!

Artists & Illustrators Magazine is 30 years old… Happy birthday! To celebrate this anniversary edition, they are publishing 30 painting challenges in their October issue, which is out now. I am so pleased to be part of the celebrations, having written 3 of these 30 challenges: painting a botanical quince (number 1), painting a field… Continue reading Artists & Illustrators Magazine is 30 years old!