PREMIUM article. Sketching people moving is one of the biggest challenges you’ll face as an urban sketcher. But don’t despair – there are lots of ways to make it easier.
PREMIUM post. Children are natural cartoonists. There are a few tips I’ve learned that will make it easier for children to get more out of the comic strips they invent.
PREMIUM. Sketching everyday life may not be glamorous, but drawing the objects around your home can be just as satisfying and rewarding as more dramatic or exciting scenes.
PREMIUM article. Painting reflections in watercolour can be challenging. Getting to know their main forms provides a short cut to learning to look well and paint faithfully.
PREMIUM. You can learn a lot by trying to forge an Old Master: in this article, I offer tutorials to download, based on the beautiful Japanese prints of Utamaro.
Here are 25 urban sketching tips for you to consider when you are out in the field. They include some things you should be doing and some you shouldn’t.
PREMIUM article. I show how to achieve accuracy when drawing and how to achieve good tonal values in watercolour
PREMIUM article. When you think you have no time to sketch, just draw in the cracks!. I explain.
PREMIUM article. I give a demonstration of painting a bowl of fruit in a still life in watercolour
PREMIUM article. I talk about why we should learn to draw accurately and how to approach this