Sketches

Sketches, mainly in watercolour, that please the eye. There's something about the spontaneity and freshness of a sketch that makes them appealing.
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🌲🌲🌲 There's something very special about a handmade card at Christmas. Here are some designs for cards you can make in an afternoon. Christmas Tree Cards, Christmas Tree Design, Christmas Themes, Loose Watercolor, Watercolor Design, Handmade Card Making, Cards Handmade, Watercolor Christmas Tree, Contemporary Watercolor
How to make watercolour Christmas cards everyone will love
🌲🌲🌲 There's something very special about a handmade card at Christmas. Here are some designs for cards you can make in an afternoon.
Watercolour tip: Raw sienna is the yellow to choose if you want avoid creating green when you combine it with blues. I post notes and watercolour ideas on my Facebook page from time to time. Find me on https://www.facebook.com/VandyMasseyArt/ Watercolor Tips, Art Tips, Sienna, Art Tutorials, Blues, Avoid, Raw, Sketches, Facebook
Sand Dollars
Watercolour tip: Raw sienna is the yellow to choose if you want avoid creating green when you combine it with blues. I post notes and watercolour ideas on my Facebook page from time to time. Find me on https://www.facebook.com/VandyMasseyArt/
Watercolour Journal.  My husband gave me this beautiful book of Arches paper. I use it to document my watercolour characteristics and illustrate it with sketches using the pigments I'm making notes on.  I post notes and watercolour ideas on my Facebook page from time to time. Find me on https://www.facebook.com/VandyMasseyArt/ Watercolor Journal, Watercolor Tattoo, Watercolour, Arches Paper, Make Art, Pigment, Give It To Me
Watercolour Journal
Watercolour Journal. My husband gave me this beautiful book of Arches paper. I use it to document my watercolour characteristics and illustrate it with sketches using the pigments I'm making notes on. I post notes and watercolour ideas on my Facebook page from time to time. Find me on https://www.facebook.com/VandyMasseyArt/
Expressive Artist in Cambridge on Instagram: “First time sketching in almost a month. Inspired by our walk up The Long Mynd at Church Stretton. I took my sketching kit for a very long…” First Time, Cambridge, Sketching, Expressions, Months, Abstract Artwork, Watercolor, Kit, Inspired
Expressive Artist in Cambridge on Instagram: “First time sketching in almost a month. Inspired by our walk up The Long Mynd at Church Stretton. I took my sketching kit for a very long…”
There are processes that help us prepare for a sketching session. Here's a suggestion Session, Sketch Book, Olds, Tableware, Artist, Instagram, Dinnerware
There are processes that help us prepare for a sketching session. Here's a suggestion
vandymasseystudio on Instagram: We’re opening the UK next Monday. But should we? I have no idea, to be honest. I’m not an expert. Instead of travelling abroad I’m taking… We Re Open, Fitbit Surge, Travel Abroad, Honest, Travelling, Monday
vandymasseystudio on Instagram: We’re opening the UK next Monday. But should we? I have no idea, to be honest. I’m not an expert. Instead of travelling abroad I’m taking…
#grapevine #sketchbook #watercoloursketch #vandymasseywatercolour #vandymasseystudio Vintage World Maps, Painting, Art, Drawings, Pen And Wash, Art Background, Watercolor Painting
#grapevine #sketchbook #watercoloursketch #vandymasseywatercolour #vandymasseystudio
Vandy Massey | Artist (@vandymasseystudio). An original watercolour by Vandy Massey. The copyright in this image remains with the artist. If you wish to use this image, please email vandy@vandymassey for terms. More work by this artist at www.vandymassey.com #watercolour #originalart #sketch #landscape #mountains #copyrightimage #wales Inspiration, Sketchbooks, Wales, Artist Sketchbook, Original Watercolors, Original Art
Vandy Massey | Artist (@vandymasseystudio). An original watercolour by Vandy Massey. The copyright in this image remains with the artist. If you wish to use this image, please email vandy@vandymassey for terms. More work by this artist at www.vandymassey.com #watercolour #originalart #sketch #landscape #mountains #copyrightimage #wales
A watercolour sketch by Vandy Massey. House Swap, Wild Poppies, Watercolor Sketch, Thank You Notes, Leaves
Wild poppy sketch
A watercolour sketch by Vandy Massey.
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Watercolour sketch on Two Rivers Paper.  #waves #breaking_waves #sunshine_coast #plein_air #alexandra_heads Waves, Artwork, Landscapes
Sketchbook waves
Watercolour sketch on Two Rivers Paper. #waves #breaking_waves #sunshine_coast #plein_air #alexandra_heads
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey 🌿 (@vandymassey) • Instagram photos. Sketching the sunrise from the top of Pen y Fan. Capturing the colour. #wales #watercoloursketch #watercolourlandscape #mountain #sunrise #danielsmithwatercolour Watercolor Landscape, Atmosphere, Essence, Sunrise, Capture, Mountain, Pen
Vandy Massey 🌿 (@vandymassey) • Instagram photos. Sketching the sunrise from the top of Pen y Fan. Capturing the colour. #wales #watercoloursketch #watercolourlandscape #mountain #sunrise #danielsmithwatercolour
Vandy Massey 🌿 (@vandymassey) • Instagram photos and videos Sketches of two tree habitats. Rainforest plants in Queensland, Australia, and riverside trees in Herefordshire, England. Both have their own charm. #trees #river #rainforest #treesketch #watercolour #sketchbook #leaves Rainforest Plants, Tree Sketches, Two Trees, Herefordshire, Queensland Australia, The Other Side, Riverside, Habitats, Spending
Vandy Massey 🌿 (@vandymassey) • Instagram photos and videos Sketches of two tree habitats. Rainforest plants in Queensland, Australia, and riverside trees in Herefordshire, England. Both have their own charm. #trees #river #rainforest #treesketch #watercolour #sketchbook #leaves
A lovely old mill wheel with the patina of age - playing host to some wild plants. #millwheel #originalwatercolor #pleinairpainting #smallwatercolour Plants, Plein Air Paintings, Wheel
Painting the mill wheel at Park Stile Mill
A lovely old mill wheel with the patina of age - playing host to some wild plants. #millwheel #originalwatercolor #pleinairpainting #smallwatercolour
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
A hike up Pen Y Fan with my sketchbook to see the sunset was well worth the effort. The hues and layers of the landscape emerged in brilliant colour as the sun arrived.  Watercolour sketch by Vandy Massey #landscape #wales #sunrise #pen_y_fan #watercoloursketch #sketchbook Effort, Hiking, Worth
Pen y Fan Sunrise
A hike up Pen Y Fan with my sketchbook to see the sunset was well worth the effort. The hues and layers of the landscape emerged in brilliant colour as the sun arrived. Watercolour sketch by Vandy Massey #landscape #wales #sunrise #pen_y_fan #watercoloursketch #sketchbook
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Sketched in a Hahnemuhle watercolour book.  #sketch #landscapesketch #pleinairpainting #watercolor Caerphilly, Bulldog Clip, Watercolor Books, Landscape Sketch, Gust, Elastic Band
View from Caerphilly Mountain
Sketched in a Hahnemuhle watercolour book. #sketch #landscapesketch #pleinairpainting #watercolor
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Just a group of watercolour artists, trees, a fishing hut and one small boat on the water. I had my small tree sketchbook with me that day.  #tree_brilliance #woodland #saplings #virginwoodland #sketchbook #treesketch #watercoloursketch #moleskine Nature Paintings, Flower Paintings, Tree Study, Saplings, Small Trees, Watercolor Artist, Moleskine, Woodland
Woodland Sketch
Just a group of watercolour artists, trees, a fishing hut and one small boat on the water. I had my small tree sketchbook with me that day. #tree_brilliance #woodland #saplings #virginwoodland #sketchbook #treesketch #watercoloursketch #moleskine
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Blogging Renaissance - Vandy Massey new ideas emerging #artist #blog Spring Has Sprung, My Images, Renaissance, Blogging, Ideas
Blogging Renaissance
Blogging Renaissance - Vandy Massey new ideas emerging #artist #blog
Splashes of Spring in my sketchbook. #watercolour and water-soluble wax pencils.  #daffodils #springflowers #sketchbook #watercoloursketch Water, Pencil, Spring Flowers
Splashes of Spring in my sketchbook. #watercolour and water-soluble wax pencils. #daffodils #springflowers #sketchbook #watercoloursketch
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Daffodil studies Art Society, Daffodils, Watercolour Painting, Study, Google Search, Studio, Studying
Home - Vandy Massey Studio
Daffodil studies
Garden sketching - Nigella Flower Nigella, Art Lessons, English, France, Flowers, Garden, Color Art Lessons
Garden sketching in France
Garden sketching - Nigella Flower
Paxos Island. Artist: Vandy Massey #watercolour #redflowers #greekisland #islandlife #originalwatercolour #sketchbook Paxos Island, Watercolour Paintings, Flower Urn, Charity Project, Pelargonium, Greek Island, Artforsale, Island Life
Pelargonium urn
Paxos Island. Artist: Vandy Massey #watercolour #redflowers #greekisland #islandlife #originalwatercolour #sketchbook
Paint brushes in a glass beaker by Vandy Massey. Painting glass. Wet in wet. #watercolour #sketch #glass #paintbrushes Starving Artist, Beaker, Watercolours, Paint Brushes, Journaling
Paint brushes in a glass beaker by Vandy Massey. Painting glass. Wet in wet. #watercolour #sketch #glass #paintbrushes
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Gone Swimming. Watercolour by Vandy Massey. Pink shoes in the grass. #summer #watercolour #painting #shoes Coffee Smell, Real Coffee, Painting Shoes, French Press Coffee Maker, Cold Brew Coffee Maker, Expensive Gifts, Italian Coffee, Watercolors
Gone Swimming. Watercolour by Vandy Massey. Pink shoes in the grass. #summer #watercolour #painting #shoes
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
A few years ago we had a Christmas wreath with a cute wooden moose in the centre. It had to be painted. I was a little sad when it fell apart.  #watercolour #christmas #homedecor #star #decoration #painting Christmas Moose, Merry Christmas To You, Christmas Past, Christmas Wreaths, Novelty Christmas, Christmas Ornaments, Family Weekend, Star Painting, It's Fall
Christmas moose star
A few years ago we had a Christmas wreath with a cute wooden moose in the centre. It had to be painted. I was a little sad when it fell apart. #watercolour #christmas #homedecor #star #decoration #painting
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Paint brushes in a glass beaker by Vandy Massey. Painting glass. Wet in wet.  #watercolour #sketch #glass #paintbrushes
Paint brushes in a glass beaker by Vandy Massey. Painting glass. Wet in wet. #watercolour #sketch #glass #paintbrushes
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Evening light - watercolour sketch of the rocks and the headland looking towards Tintagel. From the sketchbook of Vandy Massey. #landscape #Cornwall #coastal #TrebarwithStrand #watercolour #sketch Headland, Cornwall, The Rock, Rocks, Coastal, Evening
Evening light - watercolour sketch of the rocks and the headland looking towards Tintagel. From the sketchbook of Vandy Massey. #landscape #Cornwall #coastal #TrebarwithStrand #watercolour #sketch
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Watercolour sketch of the rocks and the headland looking towards Tintagel. From the sketchbook of Vandy Massey. #landscape #Cornwall #coastal #TrebarwithStrand #watercolour #sketch Refined
Watercolour sketch of the rocks and the headland looking towards Tintagel. From the sketchbook of Vandy Massey. #landscape #Cornwall #coastal #TrebarwithStrand #watercolour #sketch
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Plein air watercolour of a wrecked fishing boat on the beach in Brittany. Beautiful wooden shapes and interesting gaps through which the blue sky shines. #watercolour #sennelier #placetopaint #ink #boat #wreckage Sennelier, Wooden Shapes, Fishing Boats, Cemetery, Brittany, Visual
Plein air watercolour of a wrecked fishing boat on the beach in Brittany. Beautiful wooden shapes and interesting gaps through which the blue sky shines. #watercolour #sennelier #placetopaint #ink #boat #wreckage
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
A sketch in my watercolour #Moleskine sketchbook. Pine tree branches and trunk covered in ivy. Sketched plein air in Brittany, France.   #sketch #trees #watercolour #ink #pastel #pleinair Tree Branches, Trees, Moleskine Sketchbook, Brittany France, Pine Tree, Watercolor And Ink, Oil Pastel, Ivy
A sketch in my watercolour #Moleskine sketchbook. Pine tree branches and trunk covered in ivy. Sketched plein air in Brittany, France. #sketch #trees #watercolour #ink #pastel #pleinair
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Vandy Massey Art Studio
Back to my small sketchbook. Rainy day but I managed to sketch some of the distant trees across Coniston Water. The evergreens stood out starkly in the row of bare branched trees. #sketchbook #autumntrees  #alllinedup Small Sketchbook, Autumn Trees, Distant, Rainy Day, Evergreen, Bare
Back to my small sketchbook. Rainy day but I managed to sketch some of the distant trees across Coniston Water. The evergreens stood out starkly in the row of bare branched trees. #sketchbook #autumntrees #alllinedup