Here is my painting of the Monmouthshire/Brecon canal near cwmbran, Wales. This is the first step of my painting process. I’ve sketched out roughly where everything is going to be and I started with the background first. It’s much easier to work from the background to the foreground when painting. You can create a lot of depth and distance by getting this technique right.
Next is a small video of me doing some of the trees. If you watch closely, I’m using a very light pressure on the paint brush and just adding a few dark leaves to form the shape of he tree.
And here is more of the water done before the last push to completing this Acrylic painting on stretched canvas.
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I am currently running 2 competitions on my Instagram and Facebook pages so go check those out and you could your choice of free prints! I hope you are enjoying my painting and sketches develop. If you would like me to attempt anything new, please message or comment! I’ll try my best with anything.
My latest Acrylic painting on stretched canvas of the Monmouthshire/Brecon Canal. We walk along the canal often and my partner rides to and from work along the canal. He took the reference photo for this painting. It’s slightly bigger than an A4 size of paper.
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Today I will be placing my painting of Solitude in the spot light. Love this painting. I love the ‘quietness’ of it. The thought of being in a cabin somewhere remote under a beautiful night sky all alone makes me feel calm and relaxed.
What would you do if you had the chance to get away? I’d be reading, hiking and just generally letting my mind wander. Of course I’d have my camera and my art journal with me. I wouldn’t want to miss anything inspiration that I would find.
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The beach. Oh, how I love it. The sound of the waves, dogs being walked, kids having fun. It’s one of my favourite places to be.
Saundersfoot beach has a special place in our families hearts. It’s so peaceful and pretty. We go to the same hotel every time we go. We enjoy the long walks and the fact that it’s not too touristy…..yet.
For the top left Canvas I used acrylic paint and used only the 3 colours Orange, Blue and White to create the whole piece. It is part of my 3 Colour Challenge Series where I limit my paintings to use only 3 colours. Having to mix colours and create new tones and shades using only 3 colours can really test an Artist.
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Isabelle’s eyes! This kid of mine is just amazing. She’s sweet and kind and clever. And her eyes just as amazing. So, I’m not great at faces. I do need to work on them – a lot! I’m breaking them down to components and then I’ll try to put them all together.
Here are my angels eyes, not perfectly done but I don’t think it’s a bad go. I especially love the purple eye were I have only used red, blue and white Acrylic paint to produce this. I am fascinated with only using 3 colours to create a painting.
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I decided to take the plunge and become a professional artist. Here you will be able to follow me through the highs and lows of becoming an artist and in my life. So here goes nothing! You can purchase this price and many others on my etsy shop:
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