Robyn sent in her picture of the Peaches project asking for some advice. Robyn writes: "So...a few things... 1. I am still new at pastels and so I'm not always sure if I'm pressing too hard; 2. Blending edges is hard for me. I didn't [...]
In this episode Colin offers tips for those starting out with Pastel Pencils including the following: Taping your work down to a piece of hardboard just bigger than the picture. Working from top to bottom and left to right (or right to left if you're [...]
You've never seen Watercolor done this way before. Learn my unique approach to Watercolor Step by Step. In this post I'll show you how to paint this Watercolour Landscape: I have included the outline drawing below (click to enlarge) so that you can print this [...]
In this video Colin demonstrates how to draw a clear vase of flowers. This is a short section from our full "Vase of Daffodils" Art Course. If you want to access all our still life courses for just £4.99 ($6!) click here.
In this podcast we answer your questions. Discussion points include: > how turning your pictures upside down allows you to improve your work. > how can learning to draw flowers help with drawing portraits? (Skip to around 10 minutes to hear Colin talk about this) [...]
Paul sent us a couple of his pictures that he has completed from our online courses - the Koala and Pandas. You too can learn how to draw these pictures and receive feedback on your work by joining our membership. In this post we had [...]
In this episode we discuss the challenges behind drawing Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" using Pastel Pencils. Learn about Colin's process in approaching a picture like this and which areas he found challenging and interesting to do. You can watch the full 3 [...]
In this video Colin reproduces Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring". Watch the 3 hour Demonstration inside our ALL membership. Become a member here. We're proud to say we collaborated with artist Taylor Waters and the launch of her song "Little Sister" Produced by [...]