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Tutorial: How to Paint Loose Watercolour Lotus Flowers

how to paint watercolour lotus flowers

This week on our Youtube channel I posted another floral watercolour tutorial –  How to Paint Loose Watercolour Lotus Flowers. Lotus flowers are one of my favourite flowers to paint as they sit nicely above the water and I hope you enjoy watching this tutorial as much as I had fun creating it. To watch… Read More

Tutorial: How to Paint Loose Watercolour Ducks and Ducklings

This week on our Youtube channel I posted another brand new watercolour tutorial – How to Paint Loose Watercolour Ducks and Ducklings. This is a loose watercolour painting of a little family of Mallard ducks as I love their patterns.  To watch the tutorial please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3_gTy821nA We upload tutorials twice a week on Youtube… Read More

Tutorial: How to Paint Watercolour Pansies

This week on our Youtube channel I posted a brand new watercolour tutorial – How to Paint Watercolour Pansies. The pansy flower is another favourite of mine to paint because in my opinion it was made to be painted in watercolours, do you agree?  To watch the tutorial please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW2ldE-EXvU We upload tutorials twice… Read More

Watercolour Tutorial: How to Paint Water Lilies

how to paint water lilies

This week on our Youtube channel I posted another floral watercolour tutorial –  How to Paint Water Lilies. Water Lilies are one of my most requested tutorials so I hope you enjoy watching it as much as I had fun creating it. To watch the tutorial please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUT5817m8sk We upload tutorials twice a week on… Read More

Tutorial: Painting Honey Bees and Hawthorn Blossom

Honey bees and hawthorn blossom painting

This week on our Youtube channel I posted a very special watercolour tutorial – Painting Honey Bees and Hawthorn Blossom. Hawthorn Blossom is known to be well-loved by honey bees so we thought it would be the perfect pairing for this painting. To watch the tutorial please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBESutVaCb4 We upload tutorials twice a week… Read More

Tutorial: How to Paint Watercolour Woodland Critters

This week on our Youtube channel I posted another brand new watercolour tutorial – How to Paint Cute Watercolour Woodland Critters. This is a loose watercolour painting of some of the cute woodland animals you might see on a long walk.  To watch the tutorial please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7UCXjc20Ns We upload tutorials twice a week on… Read More

Tutorial: How to Paint White Cherry Blossom 🌸

How to paint white cherry blossom

This week on our Youtube channel I posted a brand new watercolour tutorial – How to Paint White Cherry Blossom. Here in the UK Spring has sprung and we have so many wonderful flowers to admire, but the White Cherry Blossom has to be one of my favourites to paint.  To watch the tutorial please… Read More

Tutorial: Painting a Flowering Dogwood Watercolour Wreath

First off, I hope you all had a fabulous Easter! Secondly, the tutorial this week over on our Youtube channel is: How to Paint a Flowering Dogwood Watercolour Wreath. This painting includes one flower – the flowering dogwood duplicated to create a beautiful wreath. To watch the tutorial please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0Ul9_xJc_Q We upload tutorials twice… Read More

Watercolour Tutorial: How to Paint Metallic Modern Botanicals

Tutorial painting modern botanicals

This week on our Youtube channel I posted a new (very exciting) watercolour tutorial – How to Paint Metallic Modern Botanicals. Dried flowers and botanicals seem to be a very popular interior trend right now and instead of painting real flowers, I thought it would be nice to give these a go. To watch the… Read More

Tutorial: How to paint Easter Eggs and Chicks 🐣

how to paint easter eggs and chicks

It’s officially British Summertime in the UK and we are all welcoming it with open arms and a positive mentality. This year Easter falls on the first week of April and to celebrate the holiday I posted a fun tutorial over on our Youtube channel focusing on how to paint Easter eggs and chicks –… Read More

Tutorial: Painting Real Feathers in Watercolour

Painting real feathers

Earlier this week on our Youtube channel I posted a brand new tutorial – An Introduction to Watercolour Feathers and I promised you a follow-up tutorial: Painting real feathers in watercolour which has now been uploaded to our channel. To watch part two of our feather series please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKidp0qx8zI We always upload tutorials twice… Read More

Tutorial – An Introduction to Watercolour Feathers

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This week on our Youtube channel I posted a brand new tutorial – An Introduction to Watercolour Feathers. Painting feathers has become a slight obsession of mine and I hope you can find as much enjoyment as I do when you give this a try. To watch the tutorial please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3biub7ZNnzo. We upload tutorials… Read More

Watercolour workshops at River Cottage

watercolour calligraphy river cottage square

My foodie senses are tingling with excitement with the announcement of our latest workshop venue: de Winton Paper co will be running a full day Watercolour and Calligraphy course at the River Cottage! This full day ‘de Winton Paper co at River Cottage’ class is a regaulr feature throughout the year. We will find inspiration… Read More

Inspire: Winter Wedding ideas

How do you imagine a perfect winter gathering? Atmospheric low light, crisp sunshine, unctuous comfort food, hot chocolate…the list could go on. When said gathering is a wedding, it can be the most creative time of year to get married… not to mention the joy of being able to were thick tights as a wedding… Read More

Earthy & Organic Fine Art Wedding shoot at Midelney Manor

Liz Baker shoots on film and it produces a lovely depth and texture to her images. It is strange to think back to the days we all had film cameras and had to wait days to see what we had produced. There is something reassuring about the slowed down process, and this styled shoot that… Read More

English Summer Wedding Shoot at the Grange Belluton

This Summer my good friend and very talented wedding stylist Kirsten Butler called me up to borrow some stationery.  It was for a English Summer Wedding styled shoot she wanted to do, inspired by her mum’s beautiful blue and white crockery. By some amazing coincidence, the Blue and White delftware design had been a huge… Read More