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.
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.
Join us at Rushden Lakes, Northamptonshire. Aimed at absolute beginners, the course allows a more playful approach to painting and drawing.
Using a paper bag to make the cover of your sketchbook / art journal / junk journal is a very easy papercraft recycling project. Here's how.
In this edited version of a live talk, I show how to make a flower from tissue paper and a pipe cleaner.
Make a paper rose that doesn't cost the earth. Learn how to make a rose in less than ten minutes from paper destined for the recycling bin.
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.