Dreaming of success, good! 4 steps to make Artweeks and Open studios the start!

Dreaming of a hugely successful art career? Me too! But it’s one thing to have a dream, we all have dreams. I want my dream to equal reality. I’m getting there but there’s always more to do. In January I decided to be more proactive … Continue readingDreaming of success, good! 4 steps to make Artweeks and Open studios the start!

Realistic sketching with coloured pencils – a portrait of Avril Lavigne

I’ve always admired people who can get a photorealistic finish on pencil sketching. For some time I wondered how it was achieved. Then I discovered burnishing. I knew some blending techniques but hadn’t really attempted burnishing before. (There were some serious gaps in my art … Continue readingRealistic sketching with coloured pencils – a portrait of Avril Lavigne