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I'm Tess (she/her) AKA Ruby Tuesday Art!
I make watercolour easy* + relaxing with online watercolour courses for beginners!
*even if you reckon you're 'not creative'
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Watercolour for Beginners: apple and pear tutorial
Today let's paint watercolour apples and pears in lovely loose watercolour. Grab your inspiration/fruit/snack and let’s get painting!
Gift ideas: when to order custom watercolour artwork!
The perfect gift idea: custom artwork! Buuut when do you need to order it?
Custom Artwork: three tips for the perfect reference photo
Have you been thinking about ordering a custom watercolour pet portrait, watercolour house portrait or something-else-portriat?
Watercolour for Beginners: how to paint watercolour lavender
Learn to use simple watercolour brushstrokes to create lovely watercolour lavender flowers! I promise it’s fun and EASY.
Watercolour for Beginners: how to paint watercolour Cherry Blossoms
Let's paint cherry blossoms in lovely loose watercolour (don’t worry, I’ve made it simple with a step-by-step tutorial!)
Watercolour for Beginners: 3 tips for getting enough water in your palette
Sometimes when you’re learning to paint with watercolour, it’s the little things that can trip you up.
Tips for mixing watercolour paint
Do you ever try and mix a colour with your watercolour paints, but it takes sooooo bloody long just to get enough water into your palette?
Colour Theory for beginners tutorial
An understanding of colour theory can really help with bringing your paintings to life! Colour theory not only helps with mixing colours,...
Bust Your Creative Block/How to Get Started! | Abstract Watercolour Painting Tutorial
If you've been wanting to learn watercolour, but you have no idea where to start - or maybe you've dabbled before, but you're struggling...
Watercolour paper is important!
When I got started with watercolours many years ago I tried them out on photocopy paper and it was VERY bad, the whole thing went...
Semi-Realistic Watercolour Flower | Tutorial
In this video I walk you through painting a semi-realistic watercolour rose, yay! I also have a free rose sketch available for you to...
What to look for in a watercolour brush
Within the watercolour brush family, you’ll find there are brushes made with animal hair, synthetic brushes and even imitation animal hair!
Step-by-step watercolour leaves PLUS how to paint the perfect leaf
Are you learning watercolour at home, and you wanna know how to master watercolour leaves? Look no further! In this tutorial I teach you how
Why you should use two water jars when using watercolour
Ok, so this is something that I learnt WAY too far into my painting journey/career (whatever you wanna call it).
How to get started when you don't know what to paint.
So, if you're feeling stuck with your painting, why not try grabbing that gross old pencil from the back of the kitchen drawer and sketching
Why you should art journal (and what it even is)
In college, I almost didn’t pass art class (a whole other story/blog post for another day). But, I still remember one piece of advice...
Watercolour painting for relaxation
Life can be stressful, and sometimes it's really hard to unwind. As an anxious person, mum and small biz owner I 100% get it - life can...
3 tips to make watercolour portable
Do you wanna paint, but it’s a pain in the butt getting all the materials out JUST to have to put them away again after an hour? I feel ya!
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