Toucan – new to Gallery

An inquisitive toucan – our newest addition to the Gallery. Painting feathers is just so satisfying, so I couldn’t resist adding another bird to the painting options. This lovely toucan has a simple, background of swirly, lush green veined with black. Whereas the toucan’s colours are toned-down from nature to yellow, apricot, and copper. As… Continue reading Toucan – new to Gallery

Willow – new to Gallery

Willow Tree

Here’s another, lovely Bob Ross inspired addition, new to the Gallery – Wispy Willow. A muted, but punchy Willow Tree featuring beautiful earthy greens highlighted with a happy peach. This tree uses 2 brushes and three different strokes to achieve the characteristic weight, but wispy quality of willows. As always, it’s painted with acrylics that… Continue reading Willow – new to Gallery

More open workshops!

As our open workshops have been consistently selling out, I’ve decided to add afternoon and evening sessions each month, both on different days to hopefully accommodate your busy schedules! As before, open workshops tickets are purchased on Eventbrite. You’ll find links on the Workshops page. If you have a gift voucher, choose your desired session… Continue reading More open workshops!

Guitar – New gallery option

This Guitar is a bright, vibrant, playful painting is inspired by traditional Cuban artwork. It will engaging to paint in groups as this painting, in particular, will allow painters to showcase their own style and make it their own. There’s a lot of room to play and exaggerate, or smooth and tighten. As always, it’s… Continue reading Guitar – New gallery option

Sunflowers

Sunflowers – a lovely, bright, playful flower, but with a somewhat muted background. This was a special request from a group of ladies that were really keen to paint some sunflowers in their event. As always, it’s painted with acrylics that dry quickly and give the painting a boost of colour and texture. This is… Continue reading Sunflowers

Meadow Flowers

Another gorgeous addition to the Painter’s Gallery from this past weekend! Most people walk through the studio door with the expectation that they won’t be able to complete anything near the original that they’ve chosen. These people are always surprised at what they achieve with instruction, a bit of encouragement, and a bit of wine.… Continue reading Meadow Flowers

Fluffy chicken

Prepare your funky chicken jokes! A few of our painters have chickens & have requested a fun, fluffy chicken to paint, so here we are! It’s punchy, but with a limited palette of coral, grey & a pop of light blue. Just like in our popular flamingo painting, this has very satisfying, fast feathers. If… Continue reading Fluffy chicken

Walrus

Here’s a wacky, chunky walrus to continue the sea mammal theme. He’s a friendly guy, in muted beiges, peach and browns. I barely resisted putting a top hat on. As always, he’s appropriate for complete beginners. Several new paintings in the hopper, so my fingers are crossed that I’ll be able to paint and post… Continue reading Walrus