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Trees Through the Seasons – Winter

This is my final video post in this series. This time it’s a winter tree with a hint of dead leaves on the branches. The colours used in this video are Burnt Umber, Ultramarine and a small amount of Quinacridone Gold for the grass at the base of the tree. If you want to make …

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Trees Through the Seasons – Autumn

Here’s the third video in my series Trees Through the Seasons – this time I’m showing you how to paint an autumn tree using four colours:- Quinacridone Gold, Quinacridone Red, Ultramarine and Burnt Umber. As always, I’d love to hear your comments and ideas for new videos – you know what to do, click on …

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Trees Through the Seasons – Summer

Here’s the second video in my series Trees Through the Seasons – this time I’m showing you how to paint a summer tree using three colours:- Lemon Yellow, Ultramarine and Burnt Umber. As always, I’m keen to hear your comments and ideas for new videos – you know what to do, click on the link …

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January Sunrise

Whilst driving to my Ware class yesterday morning (9 January) I saw a spectacular sunrise. The sun was behind a line of leafless trees which were in silhouette. During the lunch break between classes I quickly painted a 4 x 6 inch watercolour sketch of the sunrise and used a black pen to show where …

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Trees Through the Seasons

A little later than expected here’s the first in my series of Trees Through the Seasons – Spring. The idea of these videos is to show you how the same tree looks throughout the year with a view to putting it in a seasonal painting. Beware!!!! this is an “Anne Tree” and not a real …

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