About me

The Quirky Bird

My name is Lynn Barrow and I am The Quirky Bird.

I am a Watercolour Artist and Tutor based in Newcastle-u-Lyme, Staffordshire, UK.

As well as painting commissions in my own, unique and 'Quirky' style.  I host regular fun, creative and interactive Paint-a-Long Watercolour Workshops via Zoom. 

In addition to the Watercolour Workshops, I record fun, simple and easy to follow Video Tutorials and upload them to my Social Media pages.

I am also available to demonstrate Watercolour Illustration and deliver talks to various groups and organisations throughout the country.


Quirky Bird Watercolours

Thinking of learning to paint in Watercolours?
Get into the Quirky Bird Watercolour habit.  Its fun, creative and relaxing.
So spread your wings and allow your creativity to fly.....

Welcome to Quirky Bird Watercolours, a place of fun, creativity and inspiration. 

Please take a look around my site to see the range of delightful things I have to offer.

You will find full details of the Watercolour Workshops that are scheduled to take place, including a direct booking link.  

Take some time to browse 'The Gallery' if you are seeking some inspiration.....

'Coming Soon'..... The Quirky Bird Art Shop

Please do get in touch if you have any questions or queries and I shall be happy to help.


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Paint-A-Long with The Quirky Bird

Daily Art Challenge - Commencing 8th March 2021

If you have always wanted to 'have a go' at Watercolour Painting, then why not join in the Daily Art Challenge that is starting on the 8th March 2021.

Each day from Monday to Friday I shall be uploading a Video Tutorial that guides you through the process of painting these 'Quirky' Bathing Belles.

The Videos are uploaded to both my Facebook Page, as well as my YouTube Channel Quirk Bird Watercolours, By Lynn.

Alternatively, you can click the link below and click 'like and subscribe' my Channel, to be notified of my most recent uploads.

To take part in the Daily Art Challenge is completely FREE!! and the challenge can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.

So, why not join in with the Quirky Bird fun, you may just discover a hidden artistic talent.

Thank you

QB,Lynn x


Watercolour Workshops throughout March and April

15th February 2021

I have a number of fun and creative Paint-a-Longs planned for the months of March and April.

Here are the dates for your diary:

4th March 2021 - An Afternoon of Watercolours with the Quirky Bird.

5th March 2021 - Re-Scheduled Paint & Sip from the cancelled session on the 29th Jan.

8th March 2021 - Daily Art Challenge running all week across all Social Media Pages.

13th March 2021 - Re-scheduled Watercolour Workshop entitled Green Door.

20th March 2021 - Paint-a-Long with the Quirky Bird. Sessions starting at 10.30am and 2.30pm.

10th April 2021 - Paint-a-Long with the Quirky Bird. Another popular Saturday Workshop.

24th April 2021 - Paint-a-Long with the Quirky Bird, Workshops starting at 10.30am or 2.30pm.

30th April 2021 - A Friday night Paint & Sip starting at 7pm.

Don’t miss out on any exciting news updates.

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