various links for information and inspiration



Artists who's work gives me both pleasure and inspiration

David Parfitt: David is a superb watercolour artist specialising in landscape. David is also a member of The Royal Institute of Painters in Water colours.

Peter Hicks: Peter is based in North Yorkshire and produces semi abstract landscapes using a variety of media.

David Tress: David creates highly expressive landscapes working primarily with acrylic.

Len Tabner: Len is also based in North Yorkshire and produces spectacular expressive land and seascapes.

Saul Cathcart: Saul creates large plein air land and seascapes of the West Country.

Lawrence C. Goldsmith: Lawrence produced beautiful almost abstract landscapes utilising both colour and the medium of watercolour with incredible skill.

Watercolour Societies and Institutes

The Royal Watercolour Society: The Royal Watercolour Society represents the finest contemporary watercolour painting in Britain.

The Royal Watercolour Society of Wales: A site devoted to Welsh contemporary watercolour artists.

The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour: The RSW is an artist led, Scottish Charity that exists to promote the art of watercolour painting in Scotland and beyond.

Ulster Watercolour Society; The Ulster Watercolour Society represents most of the major watercolour artists working in the province of Ulster today.

The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours: The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours aims to promote painting in watercolours and to encourage the use and development of water based mediums.

Useful Watercolour Links

Wet Canvas is an online artist's community containing a very informative watercolour forum. Handprint provides a very comprehensive guide to watercolour pigment.

Online Galleries

A small selection of some of the best UK sites to find and purchse art online.

Artist Info A Global directory of artists

Neoartists is an artist led, not-for-profit organisation, founded to aid the development of creative practitioners.

New Blood Art, New Blood Art represents early and mid career artists.

Rise Art, A high quality online gallery with the option to either rent or buy artwork.

Mooch Art, Mooch Art is a small North West based gallery