Process of a painting from start to finish - a video post of 'After the Flood', a mixed media painting on paper

If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen the post about the time I left the studio skylight open during a torrential rain storm. Yeah. Thankfully there wasn’t too much damage, just a lot of tedious mopping up, and my current sketchbook got a good soaking. You can see it standing up to dry in the left of the video below. 🙂 I like to think it has extra character now.

Anyway, right after that I did a painting and filmed it, and since it worked out pretty well I decided to share it here. I’d like to do this more often because they’re fun to make, and I know you guys like to see a bit of process. Unfortunately, for every one that works out, I film a bunch that don’t, so it’s a bit hit and miss, but I’ll always share the good ones. 🙂

This one is called After the Flood {haha}, and is now available in my shop.

The materials I used*:



Since the video did a rather speedy final reveal, here’s the finished painting.

After the Flood // Tara Leaver


*Some of these are affiliate links, which means if you buy the materials via these links I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you. 🙂

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