Line and wash illustration of a pair of hands.

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Illustrations can be as simple as this illustration or highly complex.   This is an example artwork during a tutorial, using watercolour and ink for a quick sketch.2 hands

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A Portrait of 2 Cats. Watercolour on paper.

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I am an animal lover, so work featuring animals is always a pleasure.   This watercolour is now in a private collectiion.2 cats (2).jpg

Apple, a versatile fruit. Watercolour on paper.

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Commissioned by an orchard owner.   Both of us were very pleased with this work.  Now in a Private Collection.apples3

HEAD OF ALSATION. PENCIL SKETCH.

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Pencil artwork can be extremely effective.  Details and price of this A 4 original, portrait of an Alsation, , signed artwork, are available on request.Alsation

AFRICAN SKY ACRYLIC ON BOARD.

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A friend’s photograph initiated this artwork.   It was executed in acrylics painted on primed board and framed, under glass.   Details and price of this original, signed artwork are available on request.An african sky at sunset

Greeting Card. A red squirrel in falling leaves. Watercolour on paper.

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Another animal painting, watercolour on paper, depicting a red squirrel of which we have many, seated in the garden, eating an acorn.  This artwork is now in a private collection.Red squirrel (2).jpg

Another useful tip for oil painters.

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Purists probably will throw up their hands in horror, but I have found that by painting the back of a finished fully dry) oil painting, with a low grade matt white acrylic paint, that (a) it taughtens up the canvas and (b) it reduces the porosity of the canvas, thus giving the artwork a more luminiscent appearance.

I wish you and all your family a most Happy, Prosperous, Healthy and Safe 2018 and would be delighted if you could join me at one of my popular Open Days, here in beautiful Brittany.

Peace. Acrylic on paper, depicting 3 sheep asleep in a field. Size. A4

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The farmer owner of this artwork loves the composition of his three pet sheep.   Sold.Ver 0.30N

Greeting Card. Ink on paper.

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Black and white – always effective to my mind.reeds & rushes. (2)

A Portrait of Clare Boylan. Oil on canvas. Size 30cm x 40cm

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A tribute portrait of my late sister, Clare Boylan, writer, novelist, journalist and play-writer.