Sharon (Catkin) - here's the link to Ken Bromley -
I ordered an easel from them a couple of weeks ago (Sunday night) and it arrived Tuesday morning - don't know about w/end delivery though.
Unfortunately, they only have the Daler Rowney FW inks, which are a good bit more expensive than the MagicColor.
Thanks, everyone, for your responses to the crocuses/crocii (I checked in the OED, Diahn - DH being a Classicist would want the latter word - but the plural is either/or, so we're OK on thast score!!!!!!
Marie-Dom - so glad you've got here - expect to see some bits and pieces soon!
Christine - follow Lorna's instructions, re: the salt, but also try table salt with the sea salt for a variety of texture.
That waterlily does have a lovely graphic feel to it Diahn - I like the thrust of the flower from the centre of the paper and the delicacy of the colours against the dark water - really nice.
Masquepen - you'll see it on the site link above - so you'll know what you're looking for!!!!!!
It wasn't under accesories, so I just put a search for it in the little box and up it popped - magic! It costs £4.49 I think, (cheaper than Wards my English friends!). I think that's about $8 US - sorry I don't know what the Canadian exchange is!
It's great to see your work, rather than my own, so please keep 'em coming.
It's been another busy day for me and still no painting - think I'll stop going to bed!
Forgot to mention Diahn, the inks got onto my crocus petals too - for the same reason it happened to you! Some of it I used and quite liked, but some I covered with the white, just slightly coloured to fit in .......... so the opaque white does definitely come in handy
Here's a larger version of the hibiscus in my signatue - it's about 5.5 x 7.5 ins.
Your task, should you choose to accept it, is to simply work out how it was done - and the order!!!