Janet Brady

Japan 2018 update!

Painting in Japan 2018 We are offering a two week painting trip to Japan, dates are now confirmed as 7th -20th April 2018. We would like a group of ten painters to join us. Please let me know if you are interested. Email: janet@bramblesartretreat.com tel: +44 (0)1566784359 Here is my watercolour…

Love sketching!

This sketch was a bit scrappy, it was late in the afternoon, a bit cold and the man with the drone stood right in my view. Really getting into the habit of presketching and sketching for fun. When I want to start a new painting I like to begin by…

Top tip – the iPad stand!

As technology invades our everyday life, I embrace its usefulness. I love my iPad, it has become a very important tool, from allowing me to write my blog sat cosily in front of the Aga, to standing on Dartmoor freezing my fingers off to capture a dramatic sunset. When I…

Sponging magic!

At the mention of the word Sponging all my painters hold up the smallest bit of sponge they can get their hands on, something that may have once been used for applying make up! That's not good enough! The key to good sponging is to use a broad range of…