Paper, pigment and brushes are your basic tools as a watercolourist. I've seen too many people get discouraged and think they can't learn this medium when in reality, they were fighting their tools. Give yourself a break and don't skimp.
You need some basic business skills as a creative if you want to earn a living from your work. A podcast I did with Joan Sotkin on her show “Prosperity Place”.
Catalyst Tools are silicone blades and wedges that are a lot of fun and very satifsying to work with as an artist.
Art should reveal something about us to others AND to ourselves. It’s an act of self-discovery and revelation. Art, any art form, is about communication and connection.
My sister visits the Isle of Skye each summer to work on her Gaelic language skills. In 2017, she discovered the artist Marion Boddy-Evans. She sent me the link to Marion's blog and I've been following her ever since. Lots of good stuff on there for painters. I highly recommend it. This summer, on her… Continue reading Marion Boddy-Evans