“IT ALL STARTS WITH WRITING”

ART CLASS WITH KATIE COMLEY JONES | STILL LIFE

Weeks one and two of Katie's art class saw us do a still life, try mark making and various timed drawing exercises to improve our hand-eye coordination

THREE VERY DIFFERENT ART CLASSES

I look at three art classes I've attended over the past year and see how they have each offered different approaches to learning art.

MY ART IN THE GALLERY ON THE HOE

This beautiful little gallery was home to some stunning work, but most importantly, lovely people!

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
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DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN by BETTY EDWARDS

"An individual's ability to draw is... the ability to shift to a different-from-ordinary way of processing visual information – to shift from verbal, analytic processing to spatial, global processing." - Betty Edwards
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KEYS TO DRAWING by BERT DODSON

"In Addition to Trusting our Eyes, the Quality that most defines any of us as Artists, is Curiosity."- Bert Dodson
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BLIND CONTOUR DRAWING

Get your hand-eye coordination in sync, with this very simple exercise
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UPSIDE DOWN DRAWING

Our hands like this drawing exercise, as they become free to just draw without the mind getting in their way. Stupid mind!
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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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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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LAMINATING POUCHES

Laminating pouches are a great way to store and protect your artwork
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SEGMENT DRAWING

A rewarding drawing exercise that is fun, and will really improve your skills
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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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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”

Thomas Merton