Sometimes I sit at my desk looking blankly around the room wondering what I’ll sketch next or pondering on my plans for the day, which usually involves drawing of some sort. I like to play around with my multitude of paints and palettes and test my colours out, but I can’t bare to bin my […]
For whatever reason my mind was active and although I went to bed and slept, I only slept for about an hour before I got up and stayed up. What often runs through my mind is the multitude of creative things I could be doing in way of sketching mostly. Staring into the Kitchen I […]
Happy Chinese New Year of the Goat!! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy, healthy and prosperous year!! I love Chinese lanterns, especially at Chinese New Year.
Love is all around!!
I’ve always wanted to go on a world tour and now my sketchbook has embarked on the journey before me! I belong to a few online sketch groups. And this particular sketch group decided that we would send our personal sketch books on an around the world artventunre. The Monkeys are here!!!…. I ended […]
I’ve never been able to do cross hatching or hatching properly. I’ve seen it done on many sketches and drawings and have often admired those drawing because it gives the drawing such depth and brings it to life. I was watching a YouTube (my friend and my teacher) on how to use cross hatching by […]
Given that I have spent the last couple of days at a painting workshop with well known Australian landscape artist John Turton, I haven’t really had much time to devote to sketching as I normally would. But since it’s July and there’s many Christmas in July celebrations happening around, this is my contribution to the […]
I stumbled upon Kathleen Carrillo several months ago. She’s an artist who lives in South America and paints with bright, vibrant and happy evocative feel. There’s several of her paintings that really appealed to me. And I think given my personality and my childlike nature I enjoy her whimsy paintings. So this is my very […]
I over committed myself in signing up for my online art classes then felt overwhelmed and paralysed and as a result I stopped drawing and sketching for about a week or two. I desperately wanted to get back to drawing. I remembered a YouTube video I watched a while back about loosening up and getting […]