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Painting Bette Davis

Bette Davis is one of my favourite classic Hollywood actresses. The first time I ever saw her was in the movie Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, and if you haven’t seen it you really should!! 258 more words


Watercolour Experiments

Watercolour is quite the challenge. This is just a snapshot of me messing about, which in other words means me attempting but not really succeeding. Nothing wrong with that though, it’s good to just have fun with the medium sometimes.


Bespectacled in watercolour

Today’s demonstration; same faceĀ in watercolour this time. This is 40cm x 40cm again, so quite big. On unstretched watercolour paper. Painting in watercolour feels like a battle of wills.


Watercolour portrait exercise (cont)

Following from last week’s exercise, this one is showing a layered build up.

Still using broad pools of colour and ignoring fine details.