Category Archives: Painting Technique

How to Draw and Paint a Rose

Roses are one of the most beautiful and romantic flowers.  This is a technique for creating an attractive image of a rose in a short amount of time and without having to be too precise.  I use a watercolour wash … Continue reading

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How to Draw Still Life

Still life is a great way to improve every aspect of your drawing technique.  It improves your ability to observe and then record what you see accurately.  It is also an accessible activity and one that you can set up … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial – How to Paint on Mirrors

Painting on a shiny surface in oil or acrylic paints can pose many problems; primarily getting the paint to stick. In the video I show you how to give the mirror some ‘tooth’ to allow the paint to adhere to … Continue reading

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