Creating a dramatic background is an easy way to add a drawing to your art journal or sketchbook.
I'm sure we all know that mixing yellow and blue makes green, but how do you mix a bright green or an olive green?
Gold is a tricky colour to mix. Here is one method to try using acrylic paints.
Grey is a very popular colour at the moment, particularly in home decor. To the point where some have named it ‘greige’ (a combination of ‘beige’ and...
Colour theory often baffled me in the past because of its complexity. There were some things about it I just didn’t ‘get’. But every art and craft...
Brown is a neutral colour. But how do you mix it with paint? Using basic colour theory, you can mix brown without using black.
Challenge yourself to draw this foxglove flower using coloured pencils.
Tone and contrast can be created in different ways. I show the stages of creating tone and contrast in a drawing with a quick demonstration using...
The easiest way to draw a bee, is to focus on creating some very simple shapes and getting the proportions right.
Mark making is a very easy way to start drawing. You can use pencils, pens, ink, brushes, charcoal, even feathers!
5 background ideas for your sketchbook or art journal. Add a drawing, photographs or text on top.
Inspiration can come from the most surprising of places. In this edited version of a live talk, I share five ways I find inspiration to draw.