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Hilltop Cottages - Video On Demand Watercolour Workshop


The painting for this workshop is a painting that I originally painted many years ago but it has remained a firm favourite of mine as it was one of the very first paintings I done where I started to experience the freedom that you get when you finally stop paying attention to all the purists that are constantly telling you you’re doing things wrong and start paying attention to the getting the results you want by any means necessary!

And that my friend is exactly what I want you to experience so what better way to do that than to recreate the experience together!

On the surface it appears that this scene contains a lot of detail but as you will see in the workshop in any good painting the detail should be  invented by the viewer not painted by the artist!

This workshop will also arm you with a fantastic array of techniques that will help you achieve texture in your watercolour paintings.


Well very simply a painting with no texture = a boring painting! And you don’t ever want to be accused of producing boring paintings, do you?



Every workshop comes with 24-7 ONLINE LIFETIME ACCESS and can be viewed on basically any device that has an internet connection from your mobile phone right up to your smart T.V.

I want everyone who takes the workshop to be happy so I provide a full 14-day money back guarantee.

If for any reason you are not happy with the workshop you have purchased please get in touch by email to: as I would like the chance to resolve any issues first.

If for any reason I can’t resolve your issue I will happily provide a full refund back to your method of payment.  (Please note refunds can take between 3-10 days to process depending on the payment method used.)


First of all for these workshops you will need your eyes & ears I always encourage students to watch the workshop first and then have a go because I record most of these workshops in just one take so any mistakes or adjustments I may make to get to the final painting are included - this way you learn more.

More importantly though I always encourage students who are new to me to approach these workshops with an open mind!

While I always try to encourage students to use their own materials I know that some of you prefer to use the same as the tutor as it is one less thing to think about. Especially when you may be trying out some new techniques. So below you will find a complete list of the materials I used to produce the painting in this workshop:


1 x Sheet of Watercolour Paper (I used Bockingford 425gsm ROUGH 1/4 Imperial [38 x 28cm])

If you need to you can purchase paper directly from me here:


I use Daniel Smith extra fine watercolours as quite frankly they are in my opinion the best on the planet however I know that some of you may not have access to these so where appropriate I have included a substitute colour that may be more readily available to you.

Suggested Colours: Paynes Grey, Bloodstone Genuine, Cadmium Red Scarlet Hue, Green Gold, Hansa Yellow Light (sub’ Lemon Yellow), Lavender, Yellow Ochre, Indigo, Prussian Blue, Burnt Sienna

If you fancy getting yourself a few tubes of these fantastic watercolours you can find the colours I use here:


All of my brushes are made by Rosemary Brush Co who hand-make some of the finest brushes in the world. Below you will find a list of the ones I have used for this particular workshop.

  • 1 1/2″ Flat Brush
  • 1/2″ Flat Brush
  • Squirrel Hair Mop (Size 6)
  • Detailer Brush
  • Large Round Brush

You can also find these for sale on my website at the following page:

Other Items:

I also use a host of other bits ‘n’ bobs in my painting. Here is a list of the extra bits of kit I used to complete this painting:

  • Razor Blade
  • Texture Paste
  • Naples Yellow Gouache
  • Oil Pastels:  White, Naples Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Light Blue
  • Your Team of Superheroes: Sponge, Kitchen Roll, Tea Towel


To purchase this workshop all you need to do is to click the big BUY NOW button.  You will then be taken to a secure checkout where you can pay using your debit/credit card or even Paypal.

As soon as you have completed checkout you will automatically be sent an email with details on how you can immediately access your workshop as well as your unique login details for the academy. Please keep these details safe!

At present I do not provide students with the ability to download the workshops but don’t worry if you don’t have time to watch it today as you have LIFETIME ONLINE ACCESS included.

Any issues at all just click the live chat button at the bottom of the screen or email me at

[Please note: To access your workshop you will be sent login details for my academy.  From time to time I like to send academy students the odd email if I have something I think they be interested in hearing about. Don’t worry I hate spam probably more than you do so I’ll only send you relevant stuff and if you ever want to unsubscribe from those emails you can do so at any point!]

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