Welcome to my Tutorial page 

I have made a selection of  tutorials, mainly simple watercolours, feathers and eucalyptus and poppies and a flower(cow paraprinting cow parsley printing . Feel free to have a browse. They are deliberately simple spring boards, if you like ,for you to leap off into your own sphere of creativity ! 

 The 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


I have popped the feather tutorial below so you can get an idea of what I've been doing ! 

Materials I use:

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 heres their website link 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 

I will also be selling a small selection of paint sets I have made up in my shop and a few  sewing kits and material bundles should you wish to join in the fun and need a selection to start you off . 

Do send me pictures of your work. I  love seeing what you've done and where've  you've journeyed ! 

thanks Kate xx 

 Watercolour tutorials

1. As simple as painting a feather ...