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Tips on colour mixing

My tips on colour mixing. For years, when I used watercolours, I was always disappointed with results. Everything has this dull muddy appearance, and I was unsure why.  At high school we were taught colour theory. There was the basic colour wheel, what to mix to make other colours and all about hues, tints and […]

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3 tips to watercolours

3 Tips to watercolours

Just a simple blog post today, but an important one!  When you’ve gone out, spent your money on the best, or nearly best watercolour supplies, and have begun your watercolour journey, you don’t want to come unstuck by making a few rooky errors..  So here I’m sharing some basic tips to keep in mind when […]

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why are some people not creative?

Why are some people not creative?

Creativity, noun, the use of imagination or original ideas to create something.  Being creative means taking risks and ignoring doubt and facing fears. It means breaking with routine and doing something for the sake of doing something.  So, the above statements are not what most NON CREATIVE people would describe creativity. It’s a common misconception […]

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8 reasons why creativity is vital for your health and wellbeing

8 reasons why creativity is vital for your health and wellbeing.

While promoting, and even teaching my watercolour workshops I hear the same sentence said again and again, “I’m just not creative” or “I wish I was creative”.  Well, news flash… you are!!! Everyone has an element of creativity in them; it’s just been supressed over years of adulthood.  If you think about children, they all […]

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