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WIP Belle Vue Park

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WIP Belle Vue Park

Hello 👋😁 On my last blog post I shared the news that I would be working on some paintings for a new project: the cover for a gift calendar filled with the fabulous products of traders at the Cotyledon Markets. I was excited to get started and had made a study to help me see the proportions and details. From there I needed to scale up the drawing and plan for the watercolour painting on the stretched watercolour paper. If you haven’t come across this, it’s how you prepare the paper on your board ready to paint onto. You wet...

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Beginnings of a new project!

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Beginnings of a new project!

Hello 👋 and I hope everyone has had a lovely holiday weekend. I have some very exciting news to share about a new project that I’m working on in collaboration with lots of other local traders! Jan who runs some of the local markets that I attend in Belle Vue Park and Tredegar House has had a wonderful idea: to create an advent calendar style gift box, using products from local traders and small businesses to fill the smaller gift drawers! Isn’t that a fabulous idea? Jan has kindly asked me to make some watercolour studies of the buildings in Belle...

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