Tutorials

Online Classes: Julie will be holding online demonstration classes via Zoom 
Learn to paint with Julie with step-by-step tutorial projects and videos.
Rosehips

Rosehips

Autumn embraces the rich shades of fruits and berries. Rich red rosehips stand out brightly against the complementary green foliage.
In this demonstration Julie will show how to capture the shine on the smooth surface of the berries and suggest the backdrop of foliage.

March Hares

March Hares

A popular subject, Julie will demonstrate how to interpret these March Hares in watercolour, against a loose background.

Lavender View

Lavender View

Walking along the roadside in Norfolk this wonderful carpet of lavender with pale pink thistles in the foreground provided inspiration for a painting with a horizontal feel.
Using both wet on wet and wet on dry techniques Julie will demonstrate her approach to this scene.

Artichokes in watercolour

Artichokes in watercolour

These artichokes caught my eye in the walled garden at Chartwell in Kent.
When these plants open fully they reveal a beautiful blue-violet centre which harmonise with the stunning shades in the outer segments.
Julie will show you how to capture their brilliance in watercolour.

Vibrant Dahlias Part 1 and Part 2

Vibrant Dahlias Part 1 and Part 2

Capture the beauty of a mass of late summer flowers with both wet on dry and wet on wet techniques.
In Part 1 Julie will demonstrate how to approach a mass of flowers in a vase, commencing with the main flowers.

Weathered doorway in La Palma

Weathered doorway in La Palma

Canary Islands, La Palma's capital Santa Cruz, has narrow cobbled streets and houses with colourful doorways.
Doorways of your choice please add to the Student Gallery.

Rustic Door in Pen and Wash

Rustic Door in Pen and Wash

Zoom Class: Julie will demonstrate how to interpret a rustic door using pen and wash

Protected: The White Door

Protected: The White Door

Doorways in pen and watercolour
Julie will demonstrate how to illustrate architectural elements in pen and watercolour.

The Garden

The Garden

June/July 2020 challenge-The Garden.
Let the garden inspire you to paint flowers, trees, a corner of your garden, a view from your window, planters....
Submit your painting below.

May time

May time

Take a walk in late Spring. Capture the cow parsley with masking fluid techniques to reveal the bright white of the paper.
Unify the painting with an under wash of colour wet on wet and add detailing on top.

Scabious

Scabious

In this tutorial I will illustrate how to approach the flower head and bee against a diffused backdrop of foliage using both wet on wet and wet on dry techniques.

Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons

A vibrant contrast of a bright pink rhododendron against the star shaped leaf formation.
I placed a single stem which was still in bud in a clear glass vase.
The extra small scale foliage added to the mix.

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