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Are you scared of this as much as I am? Silence seems harmless but why on earth do we hang out with it so rarely? After all, silence can help prevent stress and help us get a bigger understanding of our own thoughts. And as artists we have a shortcut!

3 tips to use silence to hear your thoughts

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Are you a beginner in watercolor? Do you love florals? Are you feeling creatively stuck and in need of a pick me up? Whatever you are looking for I might just have the perfect thing for you. I have been teaching students all over the globe for a few years and there is quite a […]

Which course is perfect for you?

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Are you also a sucker for spring blooms? Then I’m right there with you! I love Snowdrops, Daffies, and of course Crocus. And I really wanted to share some of that love with you! So here you have a real-time video including me talking your ear off. At least no cats are jumping on the […]

Sketch a Crocus in Line and Wash

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If you are anything like me, you are kind of loving art supplies – like a lot! If you see a pretty brush, a new type of paper or a color you just need to have – you get it. I am right there with you. But I bet at some point you feel the clutter t

5 tips on decluttering your arts and craft supplies

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Do you recognize this scenario? You painted an amazing watercolor Landscape and show it to someone. They respond by saying that it is pretty but that is it!!! There is a good chance that the reason they are not static is that they don’t actually see what you want them to. We can fix that, […]

Draw your viewer into your Watercolor Landscape

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There is a lot of great things to be said about using Cling Wrap to create Texture in Watercolor. It’s cheap, super easy, you probably already have it in your kitchen and the outcome is so pretty. But I can come up with one bad thing – it’s plastic and that’s not a good thing […]

Alternatives to Cling Wrap Texture

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Have you ever tried creating Texture in Watercolor using salt? If you answer no then stop reading, run to kitchen to find salt and start painting because it is super fun! Salt creates a beautiful pattern that can look anything from small Stars to big fluffy Clouds depending on the wetness of the paint it’s […]

Salt and the wetness of the paper

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When we start a painting the worst fear is just taking out that paper and have that white page just staring back at you. How are you going to approach it?It’s always a good idea to start out with a sketch on a different paper. Cheap copy paper will do. And then you just sketch […]

Composing a well balanced Watercolor Posy

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When you are working on the initial stages of a watercolor and Ink floral you might be wondering where to actually put your ink.

Where do you place your Ink lines?

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What is your inking strategy? You might not even have given this any thought and that is totally fine. Maybe you dont even need to. But if you are brand new at mixing watercolor and ink I strongly reccommend giving your strategy a few minutes of thoughts. I’ll break it down in a 3 easy […]

Think before you ink

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Slowliving watercolor woman helping woman all over the globe to use watercolor to free themself.