Painting Without A Parachute

I’ve been watching plenty of instructional watercolour videos lately. Some of the best were artists who dove in with their brushes without doing a drawing first. Their results were paintings […]

Jumping Ship

I get a reasonable number of artists who are looking for acrylic or oil classes. Of course this isn’t what I offer here at Sissy & Roché. So I typically […]

You Don’t Always Have To Paint What You See

  In the paintings shown above, you’ll notice how the picture on the left the water is painted in a traditional palette, (pea green.) The painting on the right uses […]

A Painting Zone a Day Keeps The Doctor Away

As we age we take on numerous conditions that have a tendency to slow us down. Some are more debilitating than others. When I turned 30, at my yearly physical […]

Here’s an interesting opportunity to watch me create my watercolour art in the gallery at Sissy & Roché

I don’t often paint while people watch me. But since taking on the role of watercolour instructor, I’ve discovered that there is some mystique to the medium. Students are delighted […]

You CAN BE Your Creative Best When You Want It!

Most serious artists I know paint several times a week. Some paint everyday. If you want to become good at anything you do, then you have to work at it. […]

How Do You Perceive the Colour “Blue?”

“Visual perception plays a big role in our everyday life. It helps us in learning and interacting with others. Because of the ease with which we rely on perception, we […]


Have you ever sat in front of a blank canvas, watercolour paper or even a blank computer screen seeking to imagine your creation? Sissy & Roché allows emerging artists to […]