Watercolour Techniques

I use a variety of watercolour techniques and a wide variety of media to create my artwork and designs. Many watercolour techniques are easy to do and are very effective. I use watercolour techniques in both my various sketchbooks, (some of these have watercolour paper, sometimes just cartridge paper. Painting in my garden or in …

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2017 Reflection Reflection is a very important aspect of ones creative process as it allows you to reflect on what you have achieved and on what you have learnt. It also enables you to plan your next steps and formulate a plan for the future and perhaps helps avoid some of the pitfalls!!!  2017 was …

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Colour and Trend Forecasting

Colour and Trend Forecasting  The design industry uses Colour and Trend Forecasting in all areas of design from fashion, furnishings, types of fabrics, colours, new products, technology etc. etc. the list is virtually endless.   Forecasting – Colours and Trends for consumers We all buy magazines whether they are fashion orientated e.g. Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, …

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Versatility in Design

My Design Archive I am collating my Design Archive so that I can have a dedicated section showing the versatility of a designer and show casing some of the designs that I sold whilst working as a freelance designer, Janet Waudby Designs. Design background I specialised in Weave/Knit at Winchester School of Art, I love …

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Fritillary – Photos & Sketchbook

Fritillary studies – Fritillaria meleagris, (Snake’s Head Fritillary) April is the flowering time for the beautiful Fritillary (F. meleagris) which is a bulbous perennial to 30cm in height, with lance-shaped, greyish-green leaves and 1-2 nodding, bell-shaped purple flowers, (but sometimes white with tinges of red/pink or tinges of pale yellow/green) the tepals tessellated with pale pink …

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A Beautiful Amaryllis

Its now Winter and the season of frosts, bare trees and a landscape of muted colours after the colourful Autumn colours. Last year I was given a present of an Amaryllis and it was flowering sometime after Christmas, the weather was awful, Alan had gone fishing, Charlie travelling in Australia and Vicky at a friends, …

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