Did you ever wonder where the tradition of giving oranges at Christmas comes from? Well… There are a few different versions, but one of the stories I seem to remember

What is it that makes a painting “good”? I was working on something recently and started thinking about this question… Let me start by saying, this is a practical guide,

If you want to paint better watercolor portraits then I have a few tips which I think will help transform the way you paint ! Whether you're painting in watercolors

It’s not always easy to come up with new and unique ideas for painting. Getting started is sometimes one of the most difficult parts of watercolor, especially when you’re a

I believe anyone can paint a simple version of any subject in watercolor. It’s just a matter of how you approach it. So in this tutorial I want to share

Recently, I went to the beach for a quick break.Yep… Lucky me !It’s a couple of hours drive to the coast, but it was well worth it. And one of

Summer is slowly creeping up on us. Perhaps you’re looking forward to lying on a sunny beach underneath a parasol, listening to the wind and the waves… After all this

This is going to be tricky! Some of you might not like me very much after you try this watercolor practice exercise… I can see people pulling their hair out

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to paint koi fish in watercolor by building up transparent layers of paint using a glazing technique.One of the amazing characteristics

Daffodils… They’re springing up all over the place! And just about every artist I know is painting these things at the moment. So I thought I’d add my own contribution

Looking for some simple inspiration ?Below you’ll find some watercolor painting ideas which use very simple wet techniques.What do I mean by “wet techniques” ?In watercolors, the colored pigments are

It’s that time of year again. (For those of you who've forgotten, I’m talking about Valentines day!) And I know what a bunch of romantic folks you are, so in