Photographed in our allotment today. Download the colour swatch from Adobe Color CC and feel free to use it in your artwork. Enjoy!
Interesting colours and textures found in the tree bark of an araucaria in the grounds of Ushaw College. The house, chapel and gardens are well worth a visit if you’re ever in the County Durham area. As always, you can … Read More
Another bit of zing for you in today’s colour inspiration swatch! These pelargoniums were bought for me for my birthday a couple of months ago by mum and dad, and welcome visitors to the house with their cheery colour and … Read More
This snapdragon has seeded itself in our yard, and a very welcome and cheery visitor it is too! So vibrant, it’s a real pop of colour to welcome us as we enter the house. As always, you can see all … Read More
A swatch taken from an evening stroll on the beach just north of Whitley Bay, north east Egland, last week. As always, you can download the colour swatch and codes from Adobe Color CC, feel free to use them in … Read More
Another beautiful bloom from our garden, a California poppy. These have really flourished here and they self seed everywhere, which is wonderful for bright splashes of colour on grey days! As always, you can get the colour codes for this … Read More
A Memento Mori found in Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh this weekend. If you like a bit of graveyard architecture (and graffiti!), then there’s more in the gallery at the bottom of this post. We were in Edinburgh to visit the … Read More
A fun abstract watercolour that I painted yesterday as a sample piece for tomorrow’s community art workshop. I don’t work with watercolour paints all that often as I prefer either watercolour pencils or acrylic paints, but I’m quite pleased with … Read More