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Lorraine Brown
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Painting in Watercolour with a Passion
Painting in Watercolour with a Passion

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Painting Giveaway
Gosh it has been far too long since I blogged. I have had such a busy art schedule this year that sometimes something has got to give and it looks like it has been my blog. I am doing a thank you of supporting my art journey giveaway draw on October 10th ra...
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The Title Matters to Me
I am in a "paint blooms"phase. Flowers are beautiful subjects, so varied and allows me to play with lots of colour variety. The Iris is one flower I have hardly painted so when seeing images of a dark skirted iris I was attracted to its beautiful colours an...
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Many Decisions
Today some of my former students returned for a"brush up skills" morning class. I was happy to talk and demo any subject they chose but it was left to me to frame the morning session. I bought a few stems of sunflowers over the weekend knowing they would be...
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A Winter Morning
I see that on the other side of the world they are having some very warm temperatures but here in South Australia we are a couple of weeks into Winter. We are having unusually dry conditions but with very cold starts to the day. I take my poodle Rosie for a...
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A Winter Morning
I see that on the other side of the world they are having some very warm temperatures but here in South Australia we are a couple of weeks into Winter. We are having unusually dry conditions but with very cold starts to the day. I take my poodle Rosie for a...
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Playtime
Finding time to just play is not so easy when exhibition commitments mean studio time is taken up with more serious work so a purchase of new arty stuff I made whilst on holiday interstate back in March has been left mostly untouched. This weekend however I...
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Maybe
Using new colour combinations for favourite subjects is a way of creating something new and original even if you are using the same reference over and over. Maybe Unframed size 43cm x 32cm In week 4 of my current class the subject was painting black and whi...
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Too Fast
I am so surprised to see that I have not written on my blog since early March. You may think I am not painting or away on holidays but no here I am with so much arty things happening and the time going by all too fast.  I have had a whirlwind exhibition pro...
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Testing the new Daniel Smith Colours
There has been much hype around the new Daniel Smith colours released last month and I resisted adding more tubes to my huge collection but I succumbed to the pressure of having to be sure I'm not missing out on something spectacular. They arrived a few day...
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Finding Your Way
There is always so many decisions to make before starting a painting and as we all experience when we actually start out some ideas may have to be abandon as the watercolour makes some decisions of its own and its best not to resist but work with it. This p...
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