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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 ! 


Some simple  watercolour ones, feathers and eucalyptus and poppies 


A simple 'how to' cow parsley flower print


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

Watercolour Tutorials

 Watercolour tutorials

1. As simple as painting a feather ...  

Stitch Tutorial

Flower print tutorial

 2. Cow parsley flower print . . . 

Stitch tutorial

 3. How to make a French Knot 

Watercolour materials

 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

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 ! 


  Kate xx 

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