Wildflower Meadow

I hope all the mums out there had a lovely Mother’s Day on Sunday. It was a beautiful autumn day here, continuing our run of amazing autumn weather.

I made my mum this mixed-media picture using watercolour and inking techniques from Jane Betteridge’s book Watercolours Unleashed. After the background was dry, I added pressed flowers and leaves from my garden, and a few butterflies cut from scrapbook paper.

wildflower meadow

Jane Betteridge does the most beautiful watercolour painting, using nature as her inspiration. I was so pleased to have discovered her book. You can see her lovely work on her website at www.janebetteridge.com.

4 thoughts on “Wildflower Meadow

  1. I really like the mediums you used in this piece. It is awesome! Great pieces. I look forward to seeing more of your work.

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    • Thanks, Ranae! I am enjoying learning watercolour techniques. It is the first time I have used inks in my art, but I think they worked well for the tree trunks. I love pressing flowers from my garden and adding them to my art work.

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