The Artist’s Color Wheel

The Artist’s Color Wheel

The Artist’s Color Wheel The artist’s color wheel is a handy chart or artwork that you can create to help you make sense of color. Note: The Artist’s color wheel is different to the printer’s (or process) color wheel which used CMYK...
How to Draw Turtles and Tortoises

How to Draw Turtles and Tortoises

Introduction This easy artwork is for anyone who wants to draw turtles and tortoises. Turtles and tortoises look similar as they have a shell, both are cold-blooded reptiles. A turtle can swim and lives mainly in water but can walk on land. A turtle breathes air and...
Daily Art Practice

Daily Art Practice

Introduction I want to talk about getting a daily art practice going. You may think you are not a good artist or perhaps you don’t even consider yourself as an artist at all, but I urge you to accept that you are an aspiring artist. My journey to being able to...
Light and Color for Aspiring Artists

Light and Color for Aspiring Artists

Introduction As an aspiring artist, I’ve always been fascinated with color, how we see it, where it comes from and how it can change your mood. Many of the great artists chose their color palettes and stuck to them through the different emotional stages of life....
Limited Palette Sketchbook Tour

Limited Palette Sketchbook Tour

Limited Palette Sketchbook Tour Field Sketchbook Last month I bought a field Peters Pauper Press field sketch book from my local bookshop. This sketchbook is quite dinky and measures around 10cm x 14cm, A6 or 4 1/8 inches by 5 3/4 inches. I thought it would be a good...
“Bookshelf” Sketch Journaling Page

“Bookshelf” Sketch Journaling Page

This time I’ve created a simple bookcase for my sketch journal. You can follow along with this video.     My Process Pencil sketch. Ink over. Watercolor wash. Pen over again. Touch of gold. Voila. Art Supplies See the art supplies I use here. Sketch...