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A little video compilation of clips from the panda painting I did today 🐼💕! . See the picture post for more info on my materials and process 🤗. . . . . . . #pandaart #watercolorvideo #artvideos #paintingvideo #watercolourvideo #watercolortutorial #watercolourtutorial #pandabear #babypandas #watercoloranimals

Chinese style photograph16 #Chinese #Chinatrends #Chinaclassic

I have generally shied away from panting black and white animals such as pandas or zebras because I like more colourful palettes. But these baby pandas have pushed me to try and inject some colour into a more monochromatic subject. I used a lot of Raw Sienna for the base layers, which really helped warm up the painting. I also used Burnt Umber as the base layer for the black fur, to help warm it up and reduce how flat it appeared. Layered into darker shades with Payne’s Grey, and Raw Umber, these pandas have a simple but earthy tonal range that I’m quite happy with. The background was created using a mixture of Sap Green and Raw Sienna, then layered with a mixture of Winsor Green, Payne’s Grey, and more Raw Sienna. . I managed to film a bit of my process as I built this painting up. I’m hoping to have something posted if the clips look good! . In a weird way, pandas are my spirit animal. Mostly because as a kid my family’s nick name for me was Andy Pandy 🐼, and now I have an affinity for these sweet little creatures 🥰. . . Paper: @bee_paper (140lb cold pressed watercolour paper) . . Pigments: @winsorandnewton . . . . . . . . . #panda #babypanda #pandas #babypandas #pandapainting #pandabear #pandaart #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #animalart #animalpainting #watercolor_art #watercolor_blog #watercolor_daily #watercolor_guide #watercolor_gallery #ottawaartist #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #animalartist #ottawaart

China top actress 2018 Chaoyue Yang #Chinese #Chinastars #Chinesebeauty

It’s the year of the pig! 🐖🐖🐖 Also, I’m just in love with how cute baby piglets are. I spent several years as a vegetarian, and although I do consume meat now, I still find myself conflicted by it. I try to remain grateful for the food I consume, recognizing, appreciating, and valuing the lives of all the things I eat - yes, even plants. So I feel that this is also a little tribute to a more mindful approach. 💜. . . Paper: @bee_paper Watercolour paper, 140lbs fine grain cold pressed. . . Pigments: @winsorandnewton and @holbeinartistmaterials - Winsor Violet - Opera Rose - Permanent Mauve - Payne’s Grey - Shell Pink . . . . . . . . #pig #piglet #pigs #pigart #pigpainting #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #animalillustration #piggy #watercolorpainting #watercolor_art #watercolor_daily #watercolor_guide #watercolor_gallery #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #artforthesoul #artastherapy #animalartist #mindfulness #ottawaart #ottawaartist

Chinese Peppery Chicken #chineseculture #fried chicken #Chinese food

Hedgehog Watercolour Workshop 🦔🦔🦔. There were three of these workshops, and all sold out so fast, I could barely believe it! It was not only a great turn out, it was also a really positive environment with many students sharing stories and even pictures of their own cute pet hedgehogs! Thank you to everyone who attended; it was honestly so much fun to teach this class and meet all of you! Should I offer this class again? . . Thank you to both venue spaces for being such excellent places to host: @mybywardoffice and @arthousecafe613 💓🦔 . . DM me if you’d like to submit a special request for a class 🤗. . . . . . . . . . #ottawaart #watercolorclass #hedgehog #hedgehogs #hedgehogart #watercolourclass #watercolortutorial #watercolourtutorial #ottawaevents #ottawafun #ottawalife #ottawalifestyle #ottawaliving #ottawaartist #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #watercolorworkshop #watercolourworkshop #watercolorartist

Today marked an important occasion for me; I got my own studio space!!! I’m now working out of @bylovisart in Ottawa, with the talented @christinalovisa and several other #ottawaartists . I am feeling very fortunate to have the support of so many wonderful people who came out tonight to celebrate with me in this milestone 🥂🍾! . A very warm thank you to @sab_rachel @tacco_md @lizlotan @emmbailee @redcanoe1 @sunnygirl1952 @mike__dominique @thatgirlmeags and also several others who made this all possible❤️. . . I’m now looking forward to hosting workshops in this new and creativity inducing space! . I’d like to offer mini courses too - let me know what you’d want to learn! . . . . . . #ottawa #ottawaart #ottawaartist #watercolourist #ottawaarts #ottawalife #ottawaliving #ottawalifestyle #ottawaevents #watercolorartist

This subject matter was actually rather challenging for me personally. I used to own a pet bunny, who looked similar to this, and he had to be put down a few years ago. In all those years I felt too sentimental and nostalgic to paint a rabbit; it made me sad to think of his life, and how both frail and short it was. But I think it’s important not to live narratives of sadness, and instead to find new and healthier ways to frame our experiences for ourselves. So here it is, the closest thing I’ve ever painted to my beloved bunny, Bourbon (aka “Bibs”), and I painted it how I saw him; gentle, soft, and full of beauty. I’m not letting go of him, I’m wanting to celebrate his precious life, and his contribution to mine 💜. Can you relate to this? . . . Paper: @bee_paper Bee Creative, watercolour paper, cold pressed 140lb . . Pigments: @winsorandnewton . -Raw Sienna -Opera Rose -Burnt Sienna -Permanent Magenta . . . . . . . . . . . . #watercoloranimals #bunny #easterbunny #watercolouranimals #rabbit #cutebunny #cuterabbit #watercolorrabbit #watercolorbunny #watercolor_daily #watercolor_art #watercolour_gallery #ottawaart #ottawaartist #animalart #animalartist #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #easter #easterart #watercolourpainting

Just got back from a little holiday in Mexico, and I’m still riding the warmth and happiness it brought. It inspired me to paint something a bit more cheerful - this baby hippo, that, for whatever reason, it’s expression makes me smile. Even though I love Ottawa, and appreciate all the seasons for their own special joys, all this snow does seem to require a pick-me-up. So, apparently for me it’s a cute baby hippo. What’s yours? . . . . Paper: @arches.art Arches watercolour paper, cold pressed, 140lb, fine grain . . Paints: @winsorandnewton - Payne’s Grey - Permanent Mauve - Saw Sienna - Winsor Blue . . . . . . . . . . #babyhippo #hippo #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #animalillustration #animalpainting #animalartist #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #watercolor_art #watercolor_daily #watercolorpainting #watercolor_gallery #watercolourpainting #watercolour_gallery #ottawaartist #ottawaart #hippoart #hippopotamus #hippopainting

I’m partnering with @beyondyogaottawa to bring you this special watercolour class! Designed to help you get into a state of flow, this workshop uses the process of meditative art to help you relinquish control and open up your creative potential. . For adults at the beginner level or above. All skill levels welcome, and all materials included! . Date: March 20th 2019 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Beyond Yoga in Kanata . . Cost: $50 (+tax) All materials included . *Reservations must be made through the Beyond Yoga website. @beyondyogaottawa . . Please visit the Beyond Yoga website for more details. . . . . . . . . #artastherapy #artforthesoul #meditative #meditativeart #meditation #meditationart #artmeditation #watercolortherapy #watercolorforbeginners #artforbeginners #paintingtherapy #watercolorpainting #watercolourpainting #artforfun #ottawaart #ottawaevents #flowstate #watercolorartist

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day! . The world was incredibly fortunate to have had MLK, and to witness his poise, affect, and intellect. . In his honour, I have painted this portrait, inspired by the photo taken by the late @yousuf_karsh - a famous portrait photographer, and brother of Ottawa’s own Malak Karsh (a prolific tulip and parliament building photographer who’s seminal work is now in the Canadian Archives). . We are all connected 🖤. . What does this day mean to you? . . Paper: @arches.art Arches watercolour paper, cold-pressed fine grain 140lbs . . Paint: @winsorandnewton Winsor & Newton watercolours Pigments: -Payne’s Grey -Raw Umber -Gold Brown -Permanent Magenta -Permanent Rose . . . . . . #mlkday #mlk #mlkart #mlkpainting #martinlutherking #martinlutherkingjr #martinlutherkingday #mlk2019 #watercolourportrait #watercolorportrait #watercolorportraits #portrait #portraitpainting #watercolor #watercolour #portraitart #portraitartist #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #ottawaart #ottawaartists #ottawaartist #artforthesoul #artforchange #artforthepeople #blacklivesmatter #blacklivesmatter✊🏾 #canadianartists

——-CONTEST CLOSED!——- . Congratulations to the WINNER @jennaalalalala . . . —————————————————— . 1K GIVEAWAY! 🎉 One Free Print 🎉 . What an incredible way to start 2019; by reaching this 1,000 follower milestone! I’m so grateful to all of you for making my art a part of your life. In celebration of this, I will be giving away an 8”x10” print of ONE of the four paintings included in this post (the winner will get to choose their favourite through a voting; see eligibility below). . —DURATION— The giveaway begins today, January 16th 2019, and will run for one week, closing on Wednesday January 23rd, 2019 at 11:59 PM (EST). . —ELIGIBILITY— Valid entries must include all of the following: 1- Follow @watercolour613 2- Like this post AND tag three friends in the comments section of this post. 3- Vote on your favourite painting (of the the four pictured here) by liking the original photo post in my feed and commenting #watercolour613 in the comment section of that post. . —SELECTION— The winner will be selected using a random generator tool, and notified through private message. . —DELIVERY— This giveaway is open to everyone! However, free shipping will only be granted to people residing in Canada. If the winner lives outside of Canada, they will be asked to pay the cost of shipping to their address. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #giveaway #giveaways #giveawaycontest #watercolour613 #watercolor #watercolorgiveaway #watercolour #aquarelle #aquarel #aquarela #watercolours #watercolors #artgiveaway #ottawaartists #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #animalart #animalartist #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #animalillustration #animalpaintings

Kicking off 2019’s watercolour workshops with a unicorn! 🦄🦄🦄 A huge thank you to @yowcitystyle for participating in this year’s inaugural workshop event! 🎉🎉🎉 . A really great group of people signed up for this workshop, and made for a fun evening of creative painting at the @arthousecafe613 - where the ambiance is lovely and the music is always on point! . . If you wanted to sign up for this workshop but it was sold out, private message me and I’ll add you to my newsletter - I’ll be adding more workshops soon and will keep you up-dated! . . Have requests for a workshop? Email me and let me know! . . . . . . . . . #watercolorworkshop #watercolourworkshop #watercolorclass #watercolourclass #watercolortutorial #watercolourtutorial #watercolorforbeginners #watercolourforbeginners #artforbeginners #paintingforbeginners #ottawaart #ottawaartist #ottawaartists #ottawalife #ottawalifestyle #ottawaliving #ottawaevents #ottawafun

Working on ‘lost and found edges’ - a technique that gives watercolors that more ethereal quality characteristic to the medium. I tend to toggle between wanting to paint in more conventional watercolor styles, and with my inclination to paint in an illustrative style. This waxing creates a liminal space in which pieces like this emerge. 🐝 . Bee-leave it or not, this painting can be achieved in a few fairly simple layers. Check out my latest video post to see how I built this up! 📽🎞 (Insert a “it’s the beeknees!” bee pun here 😏). . . Paper: @arches.art Arches watercolor paper, cold-pressed fine grain, 140lb . . Paint: @winsorandnewton watercolors Pigments: -Hookers Green -Winsor Yellow -Payne’s Grey . . . . . . . . . #insect #insects #bee #bees #bumblebee #insectart #beeart #bumblebeeart #watercolorbee #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #watercolorinsects #beepainting #animalart #animalartists #animalartist #animalartistry #watercolorart #watercolorartist #watercolourart #watercolourartist #ottawaart #ottawaartist #ottawaartists #canadianartist #beesknees

What are you passionate about? I’m obsessed with bees. This #bumblebee is what brilliant bee scholar @meet_jenn_em might refer to as a ‘charismatic micro-fauna’! Painted with @winsorandnewton watercolor pigments, on @arches.art cold-pressed watercolor paper. The techniques include a mixture of: 1) wet into wet for the background (I used clear water first, and then I drop in diluted pigment); 2) salt onto the damp background; 3) clear water droplets onto the almost dry background; 4) wet on dry painting for the detailing. There’s also some use of the technique referred to as ‘lost and found edges’, coupled with some pen work at the end for final details. . . . . . . . . . . . . . #bee #bees #insect #insects #insectart #beeart #watercolorbee #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #watercolorpainting #watercolourpainting #watercolourvideo #watercolorvideo #watercolortutorial #watercolourtutorial #watercolorforbeginners #artforbeginners #videotutorial #videotutorials #ottawaart #ottawaartist #watercolorartist #insectartist #animalartist #natureartist

Ottawa Portrait Series! Today’s feature is inspired by Kristina from @kristinadapaah with her adorable daughter Hannah. . . . Paper: @arches.art Arches watercolor paper, cold-pressed fine grain 140lb. . . Paints: @winsorandnewton @holbeinartistmaterials -Gold Brown -Raw Umber -Payne’s Grey -Mars Black -Raw Umber -Winsor Green -Lilac . . . . . . . . #portrait #portraits #watercolorportrait #watercolorportraits #watercolor #watercolour #watercolourportrait #watercolourportraits #watercolorpainting #watercolourpainting #aquarelle #aquarel #ottawaart #ottawapeople #ottawaartist #portraitart #portraitartist #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #motherdaughter

Ottawa Portrait Series! Today I’m featuring the absolutely stunning Joudel Janoska from @joudelj who’s lifestyle posts never cease to inspire! Let’s keep celebrating people who spotlight this great city! Can you guess who I’ll be painting next? . . Paper: Arches, cold-pressed fine grain, 140lb @arches.art . . Pigments: @winsorandnewton @holbeinartistmaterials @danielsmithartistsmaterials -Alizarin Crimson -Permanent Magenta -Payne’s Grey -Opera Rose -Raw Sienna -Raw Umber -Jaune Brillance -Titanium White . . . . . . . . . . . . #watercolorportrait #portrait #watercolourportrait #portraits #watercolorportraits #watercolourportraits #portraiture #watercolorpainting #watercolourpainting #ottawalife #ottawaart #ottawalifestyle #ottawaartist #ottawaartists #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #portraitartist

Feathered or not? What are your thoughts on the likelihood of feathers on a T-Rex? . Inspired by the book “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs” by palaeontologist #stevebrusatte ! Have you read it? . . Paper: Arches cold-pressed rough grain watercolour paper - @arches.art . . Paint: @winsorandnewton watercolors and @holbeinartistmaterials watercolors . . Pigments: -Raw Sienna -Raw Umber -Burnt Sienna -Burnt Umber -Opera Rose -Payne’s Grey -Shell Pink . . . . . . . #watercolourillustration #dinosaur #dinosaurs #tyrannosaurusrex #tyrannosaurus #trex #trexart #watercolordinosaur #dinosaurart #paleontology #paleontologia #watercoloranimals #watercolouranimals #animalart #animalillustration #animalartist #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #ottawaart #ottawaartist #tyranosaurusrex #tyranosaurus

Ottawa Portrait Series! Today I’m featuring Sarah from at @sarahfreemark and @sparkcares - she has an impressive involvement in our Ottawa community. Check out her page! . . . Paper: Arches cold-pressed fine grain 140lbs . . Paint: Winsor & Newton watercolor, and Holbein watercolors. . . Pigments: -Raw Sienna -Burnt Umber -Raw Umber -Alizarin Crimson -Cadmium Red -Payne’s Grey -Horizon Blue -Jaune Brilliance -Shell Pink . . Brushes: Curry’s . . . @winsorandnewton @currysartstore @holbeinartistmaterials @arches.art . . . . . . . . . . . . #watercolourportrait #watercolorportrait #portrait #portraitart #portraitartist #watercolorartist #watercolourartist #ottawaartist #ottawaart #ottawapeople #ottawa #watercolourpainting #watercolorpainting #watercolorillustration #watercolourillustration

Ottawa Portrait Series! I’m kicking off 2019 with this portrait of the lovely Annika from @anncayangaa . Stay tuned for more great features of Ottawa people doing interesting things. . Have a suggestion of someone I should feature? Send me a message, or tag someone in the comments below! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #portrait #portraits #ottawaart #watercolorportrait #watercolourportrait #watercolorpainting #watercolourpainting #aquarelle #aquarel #aquarella #ottawaartists #ottawamakeupartist #makeupartist #orchidcosmetics #watercolorartist #watercolourartist