ART BLOG

“IT ALL STARTS WITH WRITING”

PLYMOUTH HOE ART FAIR

The Summer of 2015 was all about the Plymouth Hoe Art Fair. A five month adventure, for over 40 local Plymouth Artists

THE CASE OF THE PUDDY CAT THIEF

Be on high alert Art Warriors, for there are thieves among us. Like the Puddy Cat art thief!

HOW TO MAKE A PENCIL STORAGE UNIT

Find out how to make your very own pencil storage unit. Ideal to hold all your Prismacolor pencils, and it costs less than £20!

2014 RECAP

I look back over my second year as an Artist, what where some of my highs and lows this year? And what books am I reading?
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GESTURE DRAWING

A lovely way to practice finding the motion in things.
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5.6mm KOH-I-NOOR HARDTMUTH MAGIC CLUTCH PENCIL

Time to meet Magic, unlike her Brother, she's a Rainbow in your hands
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LAMINATING POUCHES

Laminating pouches are a great way to store and protect your artwork
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KOH-I-NOOR HARDTMUTH 6B CLUTCH PENCIL

The pencil that makes you feel like you've got a weapon in your hands!
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MASTERY BY ROBERT GREENE

"The task that you choose to work on must have an obsessive element. Like the Life’s Task, it must connect to something deep within you." - Robert Greene
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BLIND CONTOUR DRAWING

Get your hand-eye coordination in sync, with this very simple exercise
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MAKEUP BRUSH

These will help keep your artwork smudge free and clean :)
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HOW TO DRAW LIFELIKE PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS by LEE HAMMOND

"Repetition is the key to learning, Practice is the key to success!" - Lee Hammond
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BLANK COLOURED PENCIL COLOUR CHARTS AND VALUE SCALES

Blank Colour Charts and Value Scales for Prismacolor Premier, Derwent Inktense, Faber-Castell and Daler Rowney Coloured Pencils.
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SKETCHING PEOPLE IN PUBLIC

Can you Capture their Essence, before they vanish out of sight? People Sketching is a fun exercise!
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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”

Thomas Merton