There are few things that will help improve your sketching more than getting to know your values.
PREMIUM With an almost endless choice of watercolours to choose from, it can feel daunting to choose just a handful for your urban sketching paintbox. I’d like to share my choices with you.
PREMIUM Sketchers often wonder why their watercolours don’t “pop” with bright, clear colour. The solution is really easy, and I describe it in this article in 3 simple steps.
PREMIUM article. Light and shadow can be effectively conveyed with the use of just one colour added to an ink line. Here the colour used is indigo, but Payne’s grey is equally effective.
The Coconut harvesters of Mauritius risk their lives to bring us their bounty – and to let Róisín sketch them at their work.
Painting the giant lilies in the Bassin aux Nénuphars, the Botanical Gardens, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
Video of Róisín painting Tyrone House, Galway