How do I relax after two to three hours of teaching art to kids? I sketch. Today’s “Espresso Yourself” episode is titled “Selfie-Expression”, which was based on the photo. Here’s what I used: * Bockingford A4 sketchpad * Pigma Micron pen (.08) * Faber Castell pastel in pink I did this at around 7:30pm at night at […]
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Shortland Street isn’t your typical adventure spot, but I made it one during my Japan visa run. Following my coffee and walk-the-dog (and cat) ritual in our neighborhood, I hoofed my way to the bus stop and caught a bus (two actually) into the Auckland CBD. Made my way to Shortland Street from Britomart, and headed to the […]
This week’s Sketchbook Skool lesson is about drawing nature scenes. And birds. I have yet to draw a nice one, but watch this page! Yesterday, I took my sketchbook and portable painting set to the garden so I could paint on the grass. Naturally, Monty was at my heels, wanting in on the action. As […]
Today’s illustration is of a beautiful creature I photographed during last year’s Spring Festival held at our neighbourhood park. My homework with artist Cathy Johnson was to draw a bird, but because I couldn’t find a bird who could sit still (I had no photos from my gallery), I decided to draw this sheep (from one of my […]