Water marks: A dry spell
Add veiny texture with skeleton leaves to plain postcards.
Water marks: A little bird told me
Use layers of masks (stencils) to block out background paper and 'paint' with a roller.
Water marks: A new leaf
Use the wet-in-wet technique to paint simple leaf shapes.
Water marks: A rose by any other name
Use a serviette or other printed patterned paper as a background and use the motif as flower inspiration.
Water marks: A rose is a rose
Paint a silhouette using the wet-in-wet technique.
Water marks: Allium fistulosum
Create different painted textures with watery acrylics on canvas.
Water marks: Blossom batik
Create a batik effect with watercolour and candle wax.
Water marks: Colour magic
Experiment with water and colour combinations to see how they mix and bleed.
Water marks: Daisy bookmark
Create a bookmark using water and fabric dye powder.
Water marks: Dyeworks
Create special watercolour effects with powdered fabric dye.
Water marks: Ex libris
Create a painting using watercolour pencil crayons and water.
Water marks: Fanciful flowers
Combine paper, washes and metallic pen to create abstract fantasy flowers.
Water marks: Fit for a king
Paint with gouache as a resist and wash with ink for the appearance of a woodblock print.
Water marks: Flutter by my garden
Draw and paint on vellum with acrylic ink.
Water marks: Geranium
'Paint' with thin tissue paper, adding colour with paint and ink blocks. Use charcoal to outline.
Water marks: Go dotty
Drop water into wet paint to move it, thus creating a lighter area. Add detail with pen.
Water marks: Go green
Texture a canvas with salt, gauze and wax paper as a base on which to paint negatively.
Water marks: Hog weed
Decorate paper with a simple masking technique and spattered paint.
Water marks: How does your garden grow?
Use strips of paper as a starting point, add resist outlines of wax crayon and printed texture for effect.
Water marks: Letting go
Create a painting with lots of texture using paste, paint and things around your house.
Water marks: Line of defence
Use different waterproof resists to create wrapping paper.
Water marks: Moonlight and roses
Water marks: Nasturtium
Use watery paint and cling film to create painted texture.
Water marks: Queen Anne’s lace
Create raised texture with texture paste or glue.