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Proportions and Perspectives – Feedback Show #41

In this show we help with seeing proportions in your pictures and perspective. The square drawing grid is a great tool for seeing any errors and ensuring you're on the right track. We also help with fur, backgrounds and incorporating 2 pictures into one. Square [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Picture Feedback, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Drawing a Pelican on PastelMat [FULL COURSE]

Welcome to Colin's Pelican Art Course. This is the first tutorial that Colin has done using Clairefontaine PastelMat Paper. This is a popular paper amongst our students and even though Colin prefers the Fabriano Ingres Paper, we want to produce paintings on the PastelMat every [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Animal Tips|0 Comments

What’s Coming in January 2018

Happy New Year! Here's to lots of exciting projects in 2018! This is definitely going to be our most exciting year yet with more projects being added than ever before! Last week (year?!) we brought you 6 brand new subjects. These were added to our membership and [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Building a Background – Horse Portrait

In this video Colin demonstrates his technique for building a background using Pastel Pencils. Continue watching the full course on our website. Get all our Animal courses for just £5.99 per month PLUS get feedback on your work. Learn more. Or get this course on [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Animal Tips|0 Comments

ALL IN Membership Offer – January Sale 2018

Get Our ALL IN Membership for 30 days for just £9.99 (Normal Price £14.99) No contracts, no commitments, just one payment and 30 days access to ALL our online courses. Click Below to get started: If you have any questions or queries drop us an [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|Tips & Techniques|2 Comments

Interpreting what you see – Podcast #187

HO HO HO!! We cover a lot of topics in this last show before the New Year: > Crushing the paper and how many base colours to lay > How to make animals more realistic by interpreting what you see > Choosing colours for portraits [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

Subduing Tones – Feedback Show #40

In this show we help with undertones and what happens when a little too much base colour is applied. Colin helps with how to build up various colours using the 'light to dark' rule. Personal feedback/advice is a service for members of our website. If [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Picture Feedback|2 Comments

Kookaburra Tail Feathers in Pastel Pencils

In this 2nd clip from our Kookaburras course Colin shows how to draw colourful tail feathers to the one of the Kookaburras. This course is 3 x 1 hour lessons. Enrol for just £10 ($13). Get all our Animal courses for just £5.99 per month [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Animal Tips|0 Comments

Drawing a Kookaburra Beak using Pastel Pencils

In this video from our Kookaburras course Colin shows how to draw a beak adding in multiple colours for a stunning effect. This course is 3 x 1 hour lessons. Enrol for just £10 ($13). Get all our Animal courses for just £5.99 per month [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Animal Tips|0 Comments

Shading White Hair and Adding Realism to your Pet Portraits

Yrea just recently joined our membership and sent us her picture of the Jack Russell project. I can see why you are so delighted with your Jack Russell picture you have done a great job. One of the more difficult techniques to get your head [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Animal Tips|0 Comments