Articles

  • Brush marks

    These brushes are versatile and I often use them for making small descriptive remarks such as small leaves and plant shapes


  • The Subtle Art of Glazing with Acrylic paint

    Acrylic paintings can be altered so easily by using a glaze. What is a glaze? It can be used over an underpainted surface to either soften an area by using a more opaque paint or a transparent paint to enhance or change the temperature. Using transparent acrylic glazes can transform a work from ho hum […]


  • Learning from the Masters- Van Gogh

    We can learn so much from studying Van Gogh’s works. the way he layers colours and uses brushmarks to add a sense of movement to the work. In this easy to follow video I show how to follow in his footsteps to paint your very own starry night


  • Watercolour Magic Workshop


  • Temple guardians.

    My latest work, memories of a night in Bali, soft light ,sculptures lit by moon


  • Colour show

    / Autumn Colours Using gold and brown plus green with heavy gel for texture, This work was done on plexiglass so that light could shine through. The example below is using a similar technique but on canvas as a support


  • Sketching for ideas-sometimes simple is best

    I like to use my sketchbook as a source of ideas for my paintings. Over the years I have sketched and kept visual diaries of things and places I have seen. These help to bring up memories of place. I can move things around or change colours or just get some compositional ideas from my […]


  • Classes

    Personalised tuition Small group Individual attention Live Easy to follow steps Margaret Coxall regularly runs online and in person classes. Sing up to the next course by either emailing Margaret or just selecting the course below: