My name is Karalee Hammes, originally from rural southern Wisconsin, and now living in Ellenton, Florida. I have been involved in art since I was a child. Some of my earliest memories are as a toddler going with my mother to “Women’s Club” meetings. I would have the ladies draw a squiggle on a piece […]
A very well made and solid studio easel by reputable art supplier Winsor and Newton. No faults to mention. Please note that this item folds flat for transport. Item Measurements 61 cm x 61 cm at the base and adjustable height. Price A$345
Here is a quick little painting done the other day of our neighbors clematis and hostas. This is our view from the side window, what a beautiful site each morning! Used my Arches cut down paper and Winsor and Newton Cotman’s. This was just a quick observation that I captured and thought I would share. […]
Winsor and Newton's range of half pan watercolours are ideal for beginners. Choose from the full range of 40 colours. The Cotman range of Watercolours are what Colin uses and recommends for his watercolour courses.
Winsor and Newton's Cotman flat brushes are the essential tool that Colin uses in his Watercolour work. We have available the 2 brushes that he uses most regularly: quarter inch and half inch.
Winsor and Newton's Cotman round brushes are the essential tool that Colin uses in his Watercolour work. We have available the 5 brushes that he uses most regularly: size 0, 1, 3, 4 and 6.
Winsor and Newton’s Compact Set is an ideal beginner set or for painting on the go! In neat package you’ll get 14 half pan watercolours to get you started. The Cotman range of Watercolours are what Colin uses and recommends for his watercolour courses.
Hi there my crafty friends! I’m sorry for no Card Spotlight this past Sunday, I was in Arizona for my big brother’s wedding. He’s not actually my brother but we grew up together, we treated each other like brother and sister, and (when my hair was it’s natural color) we looked like siblings. It was […]
Hey everyone! So, there’s this really amazing art piece painted in 1887 by the Russian Russian artist Viktor Vasnetsov called The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse. It’s a painting of four (you guessed it) horses and depicts the four horsemen mentioned in the Book of Revelation in the bible. I’ll go deeper into the composition of […]
New video up for MerMay 2019 featuring my painting Hello, Luv! I had loads of fun doing something smooth and lively for this challenge, and it made me want to paint more fantasy ocean creatures. The best part of this though, for me, was the watercolor work. I had a good time layering the color […]
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Good morning! It’s time for a new Lawn Fawnatics challenge and it is another favorite of mine!! Here’s my take on the challenge! I love creating watercolored skies! It’s such a simple technique but it creates gorgeous vibrant backgrounds! Watercoloring a lot of things still intimidates me but skies are fun because it’s really hard to […]
I was just looking back to my 2018 posts and see that I started blogging about the run up to PAW18 eleven days prior. This year is my third as an Open Studio and I am number 22 as I was in 2017. I am very relaxed going into the fortnight although self doubt etc […]
Arts for art’s sake. In this case, painting for literature. Curious? Read on . . . If we are friends on Facebook or Instagram, you will be aware that I have been painting lately. I’ve been painting postcard-sized water colours which began as a purely abstract exploration of a horizontal line. I was […]
With my birthday month approaching fast I’ve been thinking about what would make a great gift for an artist. Here are my top five gifts for the artists in your life: Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolour Bamboo Box* This is a beautiful gift for anyone interested in watercolour, with twelve tubes of rich watercolour, great […]
After a bit of a hiatus due to finding there was more to do on the Drawing1 course than I’d realised, I’m making a start on this. I have a jug that defeats me every time I draw it and an onion that doesn’t – not so much anyway – and the colours are marvellous. […]