Day 2 of my 100 day project has me painting butterflies. I decided to paint a peacock butterfly. When researching these creatures I learnt that they are supposedly quite uncommon in Scotland. I say supposedly because I saw one in my garden a few days ago and i happen to be situated just about in the middle of Scotland!
It’s come to that time of year where I always start to think about the future. Which makes it a great time for creating calendars. This year I’ve focused on using my painting skills to depict the nature that surrounds me, using watercolour to capture the vibrancy and character of British hedgerow birds. I’ve painted a collection of my favourites including the bullfinch, the goldfinch, the robin, and whole array of other pretty little birds and British wildflowers.Read More