Given that it’s August, a month when so many people are on holiday…and life is generally more laid back….this tutorial fits right in.
I am using watercolour on white paper with a touch of designer gouache. The difference between watercolour and gouache is that Watercolour is a transparent medium, whereas gouache is an opaque medium. I love the way the transparent and opaque work together.
This image is all about spontaneity and colour, inspired by the beauty of my friend’s garden in Wiltshire.
I first began mixing watercolour and gouache about 16 years ago. I was in my studio in Wales…facing a bit of block…and so decided to put out several large sheets of paper and PLAY. It was during the PLAYING process that I discovered how much I enjoyed mixing these two elements.
This image is all about spontaneity and allowing the…
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