SKETCHING

244 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : NOVEMBER 2022

244 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : NOVEMBER 2022

This month at Art Class, I ave a been mostly Trying New Tings :) In this ‘One Time At Art Class‘ episode I look back over the past few weeks of Life Drawing at Art Class with the Plymouth Arts Club, People Sketching in Town, and Still Life at Home.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty were here to talk about:

How the Mind Can Kill You,
The Joy of Composition and Design,
Social Anxiety while Sketching People in Public,
Not Feeling Cold While Drawing,
Bringing Nature Inside,
Doing Things You Don’t Want To Do,
The Shape of Legs,
How Life Drawing Shows The Connectedness of The Human Body,
and It’s Advent Calendar Time!

Hope you enjoy this month at Art Class episode :)

240 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : OCTOBER 2022

240 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : OCTOBER 2022

This month, at Art Class I ave a been mostly Making Mistakes :) In this ‘One Time At Art Class‘ episode I look back over the past few weeks of Art Class, Life Drawing, and Urban Sketching with the Plymouth Arts Club.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty join me to talk about tings like:

Drawing People Wearing Glasses,
Art Class and Social Anxiety,
Painting in The Rain,
Singing in Front of People,
How Art Gives You Confidence,
Facing Your Art Fears,
Talking to Strangers,
Making Mistakes,
Rushing Watercolours,
Do You Need To Go Art Class?,
Turning People Into Characters,
and lots of Kitty Kisses!

Hope you enjoy this month at Art Class episode :)

235 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : SEPTEMBER 2022

235 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : SEPTEMBER 2022

This month, at Art Class I ave a been mostly Sketching Outside :) In this ‘One Time At Art Class‘ episode I look back over the past few weeks of Art Class, Life Drawing, and Urban Sketching with the Plymouth Arts Club.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty get us off with a kiss, as we talk about tings like:

The Struggles of Mixing Colours,
Talking to Strangers,
Social Anxiety While Painting,
Watercolour Mixing Chart,
The Freedom To Paint What You Want,
Art Books For Free,
and Listening To Music While Painting :)

Hope you enjoy this month at Art Class episode.

231 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : AUGUST 2022

231 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : AUGUST 2022

This month, at Art Class I ave a been mostly doing art tings :) In this ‘One Time At Art Class‘ episode I look back over the past few weeks of Art Class, Life Drawing, and Urban Sketching with the Plymouth Arts Club.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty join me to talk about tings like:

Watching Nature Change,
Not Having The Right Art Tools,
Social Anxiety and Art Class,
Models That Feel The Pose,
Painting with Big Brushes,
Shadow Shapes,
The Mind Lying While You Draw,
Painting Outside,
Watching Birds Playing,
Watercolour Brush Pens,
and Getting Lost :)

Hope you enjoy this month at Art Class episode :)

227 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : JULY 2022

227 • THIS MONTH AT ART CLASS : JULY 2022

This month, at Art Class I ave a been mostly … painting :) In this ‘One Time At Art Class‘ episode I look back over the past few weeks of Art Class, Life Drawing, and Urban Sketching with the Plymouth Arts Club.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty are back once again, as we talk about tings like:

Abandoned Shopping Trolleys,
Happy Little Ancients,
Shaking Life Models,
The Joy of Trying New Things,
Painting Trees,
Seagulls,
Portrait Drawing,
and Willies :)

Hope you enjoy this month at Art Class episode :)

223 • THIS ONE TIME AT ART CLASS AGAIN

223 • THIS ONE TIME AT ART CLASS AGAIN

In this ‘One Time At Art Class‘ episode I look back over the past few weeks of Art Class, with Life Drawing and Urban Sketching at the Plymouth Arts Club.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty were here, to talk about tings like:

An Oil Painting Workshop with Belinda Reynell,
Sketching In The Rain,
Singing In The Church,
Parakeets Outside The Window,
Urban Sketching Time,
Life Drawing,
The Shape of Hair,
and Having the Poops :)

Hope you enjoy this ‘one time at Art Class’ episode :)

132 • 366 DAYS OF DRAWING? THE DRAW EVER DAY FOR A YEAR ART CHALLENGE

132 • 366 DAYS OF DRAWING? THE DRAW EVER DAY FOR A YEAR ART CHALLENGE

I did it! I finished the Draw Every Day for a Year Art Challenge, which saw me showing up to draw for 366 days in a row. How was it? What did I learn? What did I like? What did I struggle with? Time to find out, in this episode which goes all over the place :)

So many tings are covered on this one, and I still have tons to say, but some of the topics include:

The Importance of Routine, Discipline, and Focus,
Drawing Exercises,
Using Reference,
Inktober,
Being ok with Imperfect Work,
Where do Ideas come from?
Drawing Characters Consistency,
Not Sketching Enough,
Having Limited Time,
Drawing from Imagination does not mean Ignoring Reference,
Adding Story to your Characters,
The Higher Self and Sketching when half asleep,
Realistic Pencil Drawing,
Needing a Rest,
How to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed,
The Struggles of an Art Challenge,
How an Art Challenge helps you find out what you do and don’t like doing,
Creating Characters,
Video Games and Inspiration,
Balance between Creating and Consuming,
and I think Kitty’s pregnant lol

Hope you enjoy this one.

129 • SKETCHES VS FINISHED DRAWINGS

129 • SKETCHES VS FINISHED DRAWINGS

Sketches are almost always more fun and exciting than finished drawings, which is the topic for this weeks episode, as lilDENNiS and I talk about Sketches vs Finished Drawings.

Topics include:

Gesture is Key,
How to Study,
How Sketches Connect with the Spirit of the Artist,
Mind Attacks during Drawing,
Finding Balance between Feeling and Structure,
Traditional vs Digital,
Confident Lines,
Dean Yeagle and Simone Grünewald,
Tips to Maintain the Feeling,
How Art is Spiritual,
and Kitties got some Titties :)

Hope you find this one interesting.

118 • GRAPHITE MAGAZINE ARTICLE ‘CREATING CREATURES, WITH BRYNN METHENEY’

118 • GRAPHITE MAGAZINE ARTICLE ‘CREATING CREATURES, WITH BRYNN METHENEY’

An Art-Ickle from Graphite Magazine Issue 2, entitled ‘Creating Creatures: Sketching and Concept Development, with Brynn Metheney’ was the topic for this weeks episode, which saw me and lilDENNiS pick up a lot of lil art tips.

This Art-ickle was really fun, and all about Exploring ideas and designs when Creating Creatures. I came away form it thinking How The Drawing Process Never Stops!

Topics covered on this one include:

Combining Creatures,
Sketching Shapes,
Should You Keep or Throw Away Old Art Work?
Letting Go,
Taking Risks,
Imagination Vs Realistic,
Digital Vs Traditional,
and The Importance of Studying and Drawing Real life.

Hope you enjoy this raspberry blowing episode :)

92 – DRAWING EVERY DAY

92 – DRAWING EVERY DAY

This one’s about what I’ve Learnt, and Struggled with, after 90 days of a Daily Drawing Art Challenge where you have to do a Drawing Ever Day for a Year.

I talk about a lot of tings on this one, like:

The Importance of Keeping Routines,
Habits,
Creativity,
Playing it Safe vs. Going out of your Comfort Zone,
Using Reference Images,
The Playfulness of Sketchbooks,
Perspective Struggles,
and the Power of Awareness.

If you’re watching on YouTube, you’ll get to meet Bobby too, whose the new Hand Puppet in town :)

Hope you enjoy.