'ENGLISH FLORIST GROUP PORTRAIT' Private collection
Watercolour on Kelmscott Vellum
"...........I apply the paint in small strokes....dryish, but not as dry as you might think. It is still important for me to feel the flow of the paint. The application of the stroke is light, using the very tip of the brush. The movement of the brush has to slow towards the end of the stroke whilst at the same time lifting gently to avoid any additional deposit of paint. The touch of the brush and the timing of the stroke is everything..........."