August 2023

Why Pay More for your Paint?

Cheapskate or Paint Smart? My world of watercolor has changed. Not long ago I thought I had a grip on what watercolors were. The major brands like Winsor & Newton and Schmincke were familiar to me and had been the staple of my palette for more years than I care to remember. I felt I …

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Painting with Viviva Colorsheets

The new autumn/fall Viviva Colorsheets have arrived! I received my folder yesterday with the 16 colors they suggest are perfect for painting autumn subjects. I always like to paint in autumn colors when the trees start to turn golden brown, pumpkins are ripening in the fields and there is a general sense of warm honey-tinged …

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Are you a paint junkie?

I have too many materials. Too many paints to expect to ever be able to use them all up. And I don’t think I have anywhere near as many paints as many people if the studios I’ve seen online on YouTube are anything to go by. I sometimes wonder why I and others are seemingly …

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Watercolor Brush Sketching Easy Flowers for Creative Healing (how to break the rules!)

This watercolor brush sketching flower painting tutorial is for beginners and all levels. Learn how to paint loose watercolor florals with Diane Antone for relaxation and creative healing. This easy semi-abstract loose floral watercolor flower and leaf painting tutorial in modern watercolor style will help you to learn how to paint and also how to …

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Diving into Colour

It’s possible to be afraid of colour and of making a mess of a painting, this is something I know only too well and there are many times when I despair of the piece I’m doing turning out useable for a video. But does it matter? In this abstract watercolor floral tutorial I show you …

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