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How To Free Hand Draw with Square Drawing Grids

I believe that everyone would like to draw. Not just draw but draw accurately, they’d love to copy their own photographs and create beautiful pieces of art. In the Victorian times, artist’s gridded out their drawings to ensure they had correct proportions and perspectives. A [...]

By | 2019-04-18T17:38:32+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Proportions and Perspectives – Feedback Show #41 – Jan 11, 2018

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 | 2018-09-10T12:06:25+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Picture Feedback, Tips & Techniques|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 | 2018-03-15T15:13:01+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Tips & Techniques|2 Comments

Why I Start With Base Colours When Using Pastel Pencils

There are several questions that I am asked regularly regarding the layering of pastel pencil colours in my work. I thought it would be a good idea to address this to give you a clearer picture of the techniques I use and how I arrived [...]

By | 2018-03-15T15:13:01+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Tips & Techniques|1 Comment

Picking Pastel Pencil Colours for a Horse

Mike recently sent us this request for the colours needed for this horse portrait. Mike says: I would welcome your advice please, as to which Faber Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil Colours will enable me to undertake this study of just the horse. I suppose it [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:43:31+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Animal Tips, Help Choosing Colours, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Drawing Postcard Sized Pictures with Pastel Pencils

I recently received an interesting email from one of our members asking my advice concerning subject material for two projects she wants to paint. Her local Hospice is inviting artists to submit two paintings of their choice in a competition, they stipulate that the paintings [...]

By | 2018-03-15T15:13:02+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

Pastel Pencil Demonstrations Season 1 – Sunset

Welcome to our Season 1 Subject - Simple Sunset. Colin will demonstrate how to draw a simple sunset using just 6 pencils. The techniques you will learn will enable you to complete the full picture at your own pace. For this reason we have included [...]