Tag: Drawing

It’s easy in graphite!

Have you ever tried using graphite sticks for drawing?  Well it’s great! I wanted to produce some simple graphite portraits for a local art event that I am participating in, but when thinking about the […]

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New Artwork – Ready To Eat

This is the first opportunity I have had in a while to post some completed artwork on my blog.  There are periods in life when you just don’t get to do everything you love all […]

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Coloured Pencil Podcast & Pencil Topics

Artists coloured pencils have come a long way over recent years.  Lightfastness has up until recent years always been a real problem when creating fine art with the medium, but these days with brands such […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 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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