Painting Foliage in Watercolour

Painting Foliage in Watercolour

Artist Marie Boudon, author of DIY Watercolor Flowers, shares her tips for painting foliage in watercolour with a modern, fresh feel. “I use leaves with simple shapes. I’m not attempting to reproduce the foliage to match a specific flower. This simplifies the creative process, letting me paint more freely and with greater spontaneity. What matters […]

Kogin embroidery

What is Kogin Embroidery?

Kogin embroidery has long traditions and is currently enjoying a modern revival, but what exactly is this intriguing technique, and crucially, how do you stitch it? Kogin is a traditional Japanese embroidey technique that hails from the great sashiko traditions of northern Japan, but unlike sashiko, is a counted thread technique. With running stitches in […]


Frankfurt Book Fair 2019

David and Charles will be exhibiting at Frankfurt Bookmesse from 16–20 October 2019 in Hall 6.2 Stand A21. If you would like to have an appointment to view our new titles and understand our exciting co-edition and rights opportunities, please contact Sam Vallance, International Sales Director: If you would like to present your new […]