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Quick sketchbook portrait · Pencil & watercolors.

Retrato en libreta de bocetos · Lápiz y acuarela.


Watercolour Painting Gordonia Blossom

The lovely Gordonia Axillaris is an evergreen tree with a funny nickname “fried egg” plant!  When its blossoms fall, they drop around the tree face up leaving the golden orange yellow centre popping out in the middle of the frilly white petals. 228 more words


Cocker Spaniel Watercolour Painting

This is a painting I did of a friend’s dog. The reference photo I used what taken by a friend of mine who is a photographer. 34 more words


Simple watercolour

I’m constantly striving to simplify my watercolours as much as possible. The great water colourists like Edward Wesson and more recently John Hoar produce such beautiful, fresh and simple paintings that they look easy. 83 more words


I Canaletto you get away without seeing this

Famous Venetian artist Canaletto (or officially known as Antonio Canal) was born on 8th October 1697.  He was the son of the painter Bernardo Canal and served his apprenticeship to his father as a theatrical scene painter. 340 more words


Paintings of Forests

Watercolour, oils, encaustics and mixed media were used for the four paintings featuring types of forests from around the world.  The watercolour painting was a small miniature only 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches and the location was the Pacific Northwest near Bainbridge Island, Washington. 213 more words


bGallery exhibits Iain Grant's beautiful artwork



I started painting a long time ago, as a way of relaxing during a busy working life in emergency medicine. Initially I worked in oils almost exclusively, but being in the Navy at the time, this was difficult at sea for a lot of reasons, not least that everyone complained about the smell. 264 more words