What I use

Here you will find a list of all the supplies I use and where I purchase them from. They are affiliate links so when you buy via one of my links, I will earn a fee – at no extra cost to you. COLOURED PENCILS Set of 120 – https://www.jacksonsart.com/faber-castell-polychromos-pencil-metal-tin-set-of-120?___store=jacksonsart_en&acc=ab541d874c7bc19ab77642849e02b89f Set of 60 – https://www.jacksonsart.com/faber-castell-polychromos-pencils-set-of-60-in-a-metal-tin?___store=jacksonsart_en&acc=ab541d874c7bc19ab77642849e02b89f … Read more

Common methods for creating an outline

Whilst some artists work without an outline, most will find one beneficial. An outline will help you with things like proportion and composition. An artist may use one or more method for creating an outline and their chosen method may be entirely dependent on their chosen subject. For example, an artist may freehand a landscape … Read more

Choosing a reference picture

When choosing a reference picture, it’s important to find one that is legal to use, has good lighting and is crisp and clear rather than blurry, has an appealing composition and one that inspires you. It can be difficult choosing a reference picture but once you learn the basics, there will be no stopping you! … Read more

A beginners guide to paper

With so many varieties of paper available to artists, it’s easy to become confused or overwhelmed with all the choice. Choosing the right paper for you and your artwork is not always easy and you will probably try an array of papers before landing on one or more that suits you and your style. FIBRE … Read more

A beginners guide to coloured pencils

If you’re thinking of trying Coloured pencils to create your artwork then you’re in the right place! I’m here to give you the low down on a fantastic, and often overlooked, art medium that is favoured by an ever increasing number of professional artists, myself included. You may well associate them with childhood and colouring … Read more