Welcome to my Free Tutorials page 

Below please find  a selection of  free tutorials for you to browse.

They are deliberately simple spring boards, for you to leap off into your own sphere of creativity ! 

1.

Some simple  watercolour ones, feathers and eucalyptus and poppies 

2.

A simple 'how to' cow parsley flower print

3.

A 'how to' make a French knot 

 

 The watercolour tutorials are posted on my Instagram page which is  kate_buchananart   please do follow me if you'd like to be kept updated but you can view the tutorials without having an Instagram account  by just clicking  on this link

 https://www.instagram.com/kate_buchananart/

 

 Watercolour tutorials

1. As simple as painting a feather ...  

 

Flower print tutorial

 2. Cow parsley flower print . . . 

Stitch tutorial

 3. How to make a French Knot 

 

 Watercolour materials 

I have compiled list of the main materials I use and locally to Harpenden I source a lot of what I use from Artscape in Cold harbour Lane  their website link is  https://www.artscape.uk.com

or from Amazon 

Watercolour paper weight 300 gms 

Winsor and Newton professional quality watercolours 

The  list of 7 colours I use :-

-Prussian Blue 

-Cobalt blue

-Cadmium red

-Alizarin Rose

-Cadmium yellow 

-Lemon yellow 

-Lamp black 

Winsor and Newton white drawing ink for dots and details on the feathers 

 

Do send me pictures of your work.

I  love seeing what you've done and where  you've journeyed ! 

thanks

  Kate xx