Marialena Sarris is a watercolourist who lives in Athens. Her work is represented in private collections around the globe. Many of her commissions are for portraits of people (adults, children) and pets. In her spare time, she sketches the fascinating world she sees around her, gathering material for her future paintings. Marialena is an advocate […]
There are plenty of tiny and portable watercolour kits to use for your urban sketching setup, but some are more portable that others! On this post I’m going to review the most portable of all. The Viviva Colour Sheets.
I recommend to visit the following websites too: Pat Harrison ( Great Paintings in Oil and Acrylics) Andre Jute ( Best Seller Author and Painter) Russ Stutler ( the semi god of urban sketching) Matthew Mattingly ( great art by an all weather artist) Brian van der Spuy ( artist and author) Michael Daley‘s very […]
I’m almost devoted on using HP and Mixed Media papers. So today I’m going to review another HP watercolour paper, this time the Strathmore 500 series Imperial watercolour paper 300 gsm.
You can read more information about the size and the pricing by clicking on the images. You can also check the availability of a painting on the paintings descriptions of the indivisual painting galleries.All paintings are sold unframed. Please contact me for purchasing options. Paintings available for sale Commissioned/Sold Paintings Framed on the Wall
Art materials do cost and this cost is considrable at least for those of us who paint and sketch everyday. The most costly of art materials are art papers whose prices increase without this reflecting to their quality. So the/any low budget high quality papers that can be worked with various media are more than […]
That is how Hahnemühle describes its Bamboo Mixed Media paper. Suitable for all media, strong, age resistant and above all environmental friendly. The above description attracted my attention so I bought a pad, I tested the paper and here is my honest review.
Hi everyone! I’m back to my blog with a bit more technical post about my website’s setup, that will probably interest those of you who have designed and run your personal portfolio websites on Wordpress and you are already fed up with the dysfunctional new default editor. If you belong to this category of people […]
As I wrote in my previous blog post I modified my tiny and trusted watercolour box in order to hold 30 colours. The idea of holding 30 colours in tiny wells came to me when I realized that large watercolour palette boxes were neither convenient nor useful for my painting style, that is to paint […]
I have talked elsewhere about my tiny watercolour box that it is actually a modified old cigarette case. This box turned out to be the most convenient box for outdoor sketching as it is small, compact and super lightweight.
Royal Talens the company that produces Van Gogh watercolours, updated recently this line of watercolours by adding some new colours and improving the consistency of the already existed ones. Van Goghs are the watercolours that I favour, partly because I use them for countless years due to their high quality and affordable price but mostly […]