What Are Those Little Brown Birds? 9 Common Brown Birds Found in UK Gardens

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Garden birds are usually an indicator of a healthy ecosystem. For this reason, many people encourage and attract as many birds to their gardens as possible by providing bird feeders, ...
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Making Quick Watercolour Single Line Drawings

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The artistic style of single-line leaf drawings rendered in watercolour can be varied from simple and sketchy, with the leaves rendered in an almost pencil-like delicate translucency, to more full-bodied ...
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How To Get More Rose Blooms In Your Garden (As Simple As 1-2-3)

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Roses are loved the world over for their endless variety, beautiful colours, and intoxicating scents. Earlier plants gained a reputation for being difficult to grow. Black spot was a problem. Aphids, leaf ...
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Learning To Create Simple & Loose Floral Illustrations

Simple floral illustrations are usually hand painted with a minimalistic, brushstroke-forward floral aesthetic appearance. Elements are made up of full flowers, designs depicting stems and basic leaf structures, petal designs, ...
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Creating Abstract Botanical Illustrations For Your Nature Journal

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Creating abstract botanical illustrations can be done in the style of many known art methods, including washed ink, paper blotting, and paper masking, resolving into backgrounds and patterns with great ...
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3 Tips to Creating A Butterfly-Friendly Garden 🦋

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Butterflies, in addition to being beautiful additions to your garden, are often among the species affected greatly by deforestation and the loss of their native vegetation, which they depend on ...
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Step By Step Illustration: Watercolour Vintage Rose (In Procreate)

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There’s no doubt that roses are one of the most beautiful flowers in the world, making them also one of the most popular botanicals to draw and paint. Styles amongst ...
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Step by Step Painting: Watercolour Fading Rose Branch With Blue Butterfly (In Procreate)

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Taking a butterfly on a faded flower as my subject allows me to explore many aspects of drawing and painting. Firstly the position of the various elements, the leaves, the ...
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Step By Step Tutorial: Oil Painting Roses (In Procreate)

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Painting roses in Procreate in the style of oil paints can be a simple process, and not too different to the traditional form of oil painting. Roses are made up ...
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Beginner’s Guide To Painting Roses: 6 Tips To Get Started

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Starting out with painting roses can be somewhat intimidating because of the level of detail in natural roses. You may think that you need to get all the petal outlines ...
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