The Patient Gardener

A quick update on my never-ending watercolour painting.  This is number 12 in my learning curve.  As you will see from this post I have been painting this for some time...

As long-term readers of this blog will know I dabble in botanical art.  I use the word ‘dabble’ advisedly since my abilities are far from the pristine scientifically correct paintings you...

Some readers will know that I dabble in botanical art.  I am far from an expert as I only go to a class once a week during term time and have...

Anyone who has read my blog for a while will know that I am learning to do botanical art.  I  have been attending weekly clashes for a couple of years now. ...

I was very interested to receive an advanced information sheet from Bloomsbury Books for Sarah Raven’s new book ‘Wild Flowers’. I have always been interested in wild flowers. I remember doing...

Finally I painting that I am really proud of but then again I am a tough critic of my own work.  It has taken quite a few lessons to finish this...

Regular visitors to my blog will know that I go to an art class which is called ‘Botanical Illustration’.  However, this title is a little loose as during the 18 month...

On looking back through the blog I have realised that I forgot to show you  my last completed watercolour picture.  I am also posting them on this blog so I can...

Those of you who drop into my blog on a fairly regular basis will know that I have been dabbling in botanical illustration and attending classes.  I started my second year...

Bulbs have been dominating my thoughts for a couple of weeks now not least because my bulb orders arrived about several weeks ago and until two days ago I hadn’t got...