Most artists will head to their local art shops to search for art supplies, or maybe even look for bargain second-hand items on eBay. However, I have a few other tricks up my sleeve when it comes to getting bargainous and quality art supplies - antiques shops and charity shops/boot sales! When I was on … Continue reading Vintage art supplies – setting up a vintage watercolour palette…
This week I've been designing some illustrations for greeting cards to give to my friends. I thought you might like to have a little insight into my process... STEP 1: Sketch out the designs. The first one was a "congratulations" on news of having a baby, so I designed a little cat family. The other card was … Continue reading Designing illustrations for greeting cards
Recently, I decided to try out the Platinum Fude brush pen! I was curious to see how it compared to the Pentel brush pen. Here's what I thought of it! It's a lovely looking pen and comes in attractive packaging. A cartridge is included, but this is the only one - there is not one … Continue reading Fude brush pen versus Pentel brush pen!
I've just returned from a holiday in Wales and felt it was a great time to share with you what art supplies I take with me when I go away, as well as some of the sketching I did while I was there. My travel art kit consisted of: Moleskine watercolour sketchbook Filofax folio with … Continue reading My travel art kit & holiday sketches