Blog Posts - Watercolours



Abstract Watercolour Flowers open for Early Bird Registration!

When I posted my watercolour flower paintings recently, the response I received was so awesome that I simply had to make it into a course to teach you all the techniques! So I’m very pleased to let you know that registration for Abstract Waterc...
by Iris Impressions Art on Apr 14, 2016

Simple Butterfly Tag using Limor Webber Stamps

The LSG Challenge colours for April are just so fresh and vibrant - I was really looking forward to playing with some of these! So to have a little fun! This is the first project I've been able to complete having moved into our new house. ** CONFESSI...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on Apr 2, 2016

A peek inside my studio and a very quick sketch

I have been busy reorganising my studio/office over the past weekwith a little help from my sons for the heavy jobs.If you are anything like me,you love seeing pics of other artists' studiosso I thought I'd share mine with you.This is my computer des...
by Serena P. Lewis on Mar 6, 2016

366 Daily Sketch challenge - more portraits

What a week! It's been unbearably hot and humid which makes me feel like a badly wilted flower. We don't have air-con so we make do with ceiling fans. Weather aside, I have continued to sketch daily.To pick up where I left off,&nb...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 31, 2016

366 Daily Sketch challenge - more portraits

It's nearly 5am on Monday morning which is my usual time for waking up  and I realised I'd forgotten to do my Sunday post. YIKES!!!Better late than never, I guess.My sketches so far....For the record, I normally sketch directly with pen/ink...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 24, 2016

366 Daily Sketch Challenge - male portraits and a special event

The portraits continue...This week, I thought I'd sketch 'males'. I don't know this guy's name as I'm assuming his girlfriend, Megan George,put up his photo on Sktchy.My apologies for the poor photo quality.I took this under artificial ligh...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 17, 2016

366 Daily Sketch challenge - more portraits

I am happy to say that I have been sketching daily since my last post so let me get you caught up. Up first is the lovely Makenna Stardust, a Sktchy user. I used BIC ballpoint pens, the Cristal Pocket Scents range to be exact.For...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 14, 2016

More daily portraits for the 366 Daily Sketch Challenge

After seven days of sketching my own face, I was a little over it so decided to move onto sketching other females. I'm thinking that I've already done seven days of me, I'll now do seven days of female portraits, seven days o...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 10, 2016

Day 7 of the 366 Daily Sketch Challenge

Funny story -I sketched this self portrait while looking in the mirror. Here is my simple line sketch Then I added watercolourswithout looking at the mirror and,like magic, this sultry vixen appeared instead of me! So much fo...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 7, 2016

Day 5 of 366 Daily Sketch Challenge

Just a quick post and run tonight. I have a migraine trying to get a grip on me.Another self-portrait.Just close your eyes and relax....5/366 daily sketchHahnemuhle D & S sketch journal - A5 size, 140gsm, landscape format Platinum Carbo...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 5, 2016

Day 3 of 366 Daily Sketch challenge

Another self-portrait...I thought I'd paint a background first, then sketch over the top.3/366 daily sketchHahnemuhle D & S sketch journal - A5 size, 140gsm, landscape format Fountain pens; watercolours; gouache.© Serena Lewis I w...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jan 3, 2016

I'm calling it quits...

I made it to number 88 of the 365 daily sketch challenge before calling it quits. I just felt way too pressured by it. Who knows, I may try the challenge again for 2015. For now, you will still see regular sketches from mebut I have given m...
by Serena P. Lewis on Nov 30, 2014

Another week of sketches...

I've been melting in the heat this past week and we're not even in full-fledged summer yet.  I am definitely a cold weather gal! I don't mind a dry heat,but unfortunately, we have high humidity here. Anyway, more sketches below for the...
by Serena P. Lewis on Nov 23, 2014

Another week of sketches - 365 daily sketch challenge

More pen and watercolour sketchesfor the 365 daily sketch challengePerhaps I should have called this one 'Bench-warmers'?An imagination doodle with pen while watching TV.I LOVE coconut oil!It has so many uses and I was delighted to see it is now avai...
by Serena P. Lewis on Nov 9, 2014

More sketches for 365 day challenge

I'm trying to post my sketches weekly rather than fortnightly. I'm hoping to get back into a regular routine with my blog. I miss it and I miss my blog buddies.Here is a week of sketches for the challenge.I always sketch directly with pen u...
by Serena P. Lewis on Oct 26, 2014

Florabunda - A Celebration of Colour by Laura Ashley

Apart from my interest in interior decorating, I am also an artist, my subject matter is flowers and my current works are in oil medium, however in the past I used to specialise in watercolours. Watercolours have a special place in my heart as they a...
by Lee Caroline Art on Oct 21, 2014

Fun with continuous line contours...

It's been a busy and emotional two weeks. My Dad ended up in hospital and is still there. His Parkinson's and physical dependency is now at the point where he needs 24 hour care. To be honest, he was at that point a year ago,so we...
by Serena P. Lewis on Aug 24, 2014

Trend alert - Watercolour walls

Ohh here is a trend that's almost too beautiful. I adore watercolours, The girls and I draw with liquid watercolours and the way the colours play with one another is just amazing. Well wouldn't you know, now they're also adorning walls everywhere - h...
by Anya Adores on Aug 20, 2014

Sketching chillies

I'm still catching up with Sketchbook Skool klasses. I do hope I don't lag behind in Semester 2 which starts July 4.Jane LaFazio was the teacher for week fourand we were treated to another great klass. Our homework was to create a sketch using a...
by Serena P. Lewis on Jun 20, 2014

Sketchbook Skool

Over the past six weeks, I've been attending skool...Sketchbook Skool to be exact.Sketchbook Skool is an online course for sketchbook artists of all skills, from Beginners right through to Advanced. Sketchbook Skool - the film from DannyGregory...
by Serena P. Lewis on May 19, 2014


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