Painting Matters & Material Lists

In this area you will find helpful hints and material lists for the demonstrations and workshops that I run

Painting Simple Fir Trees


Some notes on how to paint a simple watercolour painting featuring some misty background fir trees.
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Painting Tree Trunks Wet into Wet


This is a brief description of how to paint effective tree trunks using the wet into wet method. It is also a useful guide to colour mixing using a restricted palette. Link text here...

Painting a Pen & Wash: Capel Hebron, Llanberis


Here I was trying out some new Bockingford Hot Pressed paper for the first time. Link text here...

Starting to Paint Watercolour


This is an introduction to the watercolour painting materials I use in my painting classes. This also provides a good starting point for anyone wishing to take up watercolour painting as a pastime.Link text here...

Materials List and some Colour Info for Barnoldswick Library Painting Class


Some General info regarding materials used in our Monday painting class at Barnoldswick Library Click here for the list

(Clayton-le-Moors) A Painting Workshop for Beginners: An Introduction to Abstract Painting


Materials List for the Abstract Painting Workshop at Nursery End:
NOTE - This is a list of materials used in this painting workshop - as it was a workshop and each individual produced a unique artwork not all the materials were used in a single picture Click here for the list

Materials List - re Workshop for Tosside Art Group


Ways to Paint Water - A list of useful materials for the private workshop that will be held for Tosside Art Group where we will explore the painting of still and flowing water in river and sea Click here for the list

Materials List – Re Demo at Brush Ahead, Colne.


A list of useful material for use in the private demonstration/workshop to the art group “Brush Ahead” in the use of Pastel and Gouache to paint a woodland scene. Click here for the list