Learn to paint watercolours with Dana Fox, an exceptionally talented artist who offers gorgeous books that will encourage anyone to get out their paint box. These books are very different. The left hand side includes the finished paintings and instructions, then the right hand side has watercolour-quality paper for you to paint along. Then cut and frame the pages.
Use Kaia Natural Watercolour Paints (shipped from The Netherlands, these beautiful paints are all vegan, biodegradable and packed in cardboard pots). Kara suggests using them with with 300gram plus of watercolour paper. Find sustainable brands at Strathmore or Fabriano Artistico (recycled paper) or Hemp watercolour paper.
Dana’s Wonder Forest Watercolour Brush Set. Designed to last years (so worth the ship from Canada), these brushes have quality synthetic tips pointed to razor precision for the finest detail. Sold in a set of 6 with premium slim comfortable wooden handles, Dana also sells a Wash Brush. The protective plastic cover can be recycled in supermarket bag bins.
Watercolour With Me in the Forest features a classic dogwood rose, a sly fox and feathers from bird friends.
Watercolour With Me in the Ocean includes 50 projects like a bright bobbing seahorse and a charming lighthouse scene, along with adorable octopuses and otters.
Watercolour With Me in the Jungle includes 25 more projects, this time tropical. Exotic beasts, colourful flowers and tropical fruits.