watercolour on canvas

Peacock collage watercolour

I set myself the challenge of glazing on canvas. I don’t do it much, as it is tricky on canvas. You end up lifting the underlying layers, so there are tricks to get round the problem. Here’s the end piece: I collaged the background with tissue paper and pieces of Indian newspaper, before coating with …

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Using Dorland’s wax on watercolour

If you don’t want to hide your watercolour under glass and a matte, you red to find a way to protect the surface. I like to use this on my Watercolour canvases. While you can use a spray or brush varnish, an interesting alternative is Dorland’s wax. It comes in two sizes (4 or 16 …

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New Facebook group

A place to share ideas, get tips, show your work, get feedback… that’s the idea of the new Facebook group I’ve set up – Watercolour on Canvas. So if you fancy joining in the conversation please come on over to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/463275440905151/. It’s meant to be a friendly and supportive group, so hope to see you …

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Paint magazine from the SAA

Have you ever thought of joining the SAA? It used to be the Society of All Artists – encouraging people to paint and explore. They publish a magazine six times a year, have a very good online shop and do workshops too. If you ever do exhibitions, their higher levels of membership include public liability …

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How useless am I?

Haven’t blogged for so long. I do apologise, but it’s not as if I’ve been doing nothing….. I have been planning and have just launched a series of workshops for 2019. So if you fancy joining me, please take a look https://www.lizchaderton.co.uk/section863001.html: I’ve also been busy writing my first book – Painting watercolours on canvas. …

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Watercolour on canvas – the experiments continue

Oh my goodness – so much for thinking I would blog regularly. It is now October and I last did a post in July. I will try and make up for it…. It’s not that I haven’t been painting and experimenting – simply failing to upload any images and explanations. My mega-cows sold from Henley …

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