New Artwork – Coloured Pencil Wildlife Art

Together is another of my white on black series of paintings using coloured pencils.  I have used the same brands of pencils as I used for both ‘Little Lottie’ & ‘Nellie’ paintings which you can see […]

Polished Pebbles

Polished Pebbles is another piece of work that I have completed using my Icarus heated painting board.  Using wax based media on this board is wonderful.  Blending with a pure wax stick once you have built up […]

Art Tips, Techniques & Tutorials on YouTube

At the beginning of this year I started running a small watercolour class for beginners.  Most of my students are accomplished artists in other mediums and I have known many of them for a long time. […]

Nellie in coloured pencil

Nellie in white coloured pencil

Nellie is another piece of work using white coloured pencils on black paper. After producing my other piece of work entitled Little Lottie I wanted to explore a different subject matter which would require different methods […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]