Little Lottie in coloured pencil

Little Lottie

I’m absolutely loving creating white images at the moment, and this is a first for me in that it’s my first portrait on black paper. This is a painting of a friend’s daughter called Lottie. […]

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Leaves & Pebbles

New Artwork – Leaves & Pebbles on Icarus Heated Painting Board

This artwork was one of my most experimental pieces so far.  Using my Icarus Heated Painting Board, invented by inventor & artist Ester Roi, I used wax based media including wax based coloured pencils to […]

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Icarus Painting Board & Wax Based Media

New Experimental Work In Progress The last two months have been exceptionally busy.  Participating in the local  Arts In Redditch Pop Up Gallery, and opening my studio at the same time was a little hectic […]

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New Studio & Mini Gallery at Imogens, Headless Cross, Redditch.

It’s all systems go at Jackie Kirby Art!!  The last few weeks have been a bit hectic to say the least. You never know when opportunities are going to come your way, or sometimes the […]

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Stormy Sutton On Sea

I am considering this little watercolour as a basis for a future project.  Are you a beginner to watercolour?  Would you like to have a go at painting your own Stormy Sutton On Sea?  If […]

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New Artwork – Amur Leopard

Finally it’s finished!  This painting has taken me many hours to complete, mainly due to the long layering process needed in coloured pencil to avoid the ‘crayon’ look associated with childrens colouring pencils. If you have not […]

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watercolour golden green grapes

New Artwork – Golden Green Grapes

I have had this image on my easel throughout the Summer, while I ponder if I have said all a want to say in paint about this subject.  My main objective was to show depth […]

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What is talent exactly?

It is very easy to feel subjugated by those around us that have or are perceived to have talent, but what exactly do we mean by the word talent and how important is it for […]

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Coloured Pencil-Amur Leopard-WIP

New Portfolio Work In Progress Page

Finally I have some time to relax, and what do I decide to do? Well it has been nearly 32° here in Neuvic in the Dordogne today, and I’ve never been very good at sitting […]

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Bluebell Wood 1 Watercolour Pastel on Watercolour Paper

My New Blog/Website

Hello!  I’m Jackie the Artist behind Jackie Kirby Art and I’m new to the world of blogging & websites!  Thank you to Lisa Clough the Artist behind Lachri.com and John Middick from sharpenedartist.com for giving […]

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