Using Borders in your Sketchbook

Using Borders in your Sketchbook

In this video, we look at using borders to make a simple sketch look more interesting. Sometimes, we might like a sketch just as it is and we don’t always want to add anything more… but on the other hand, we want to make the page a bit more eye-catching....
Art Book Review Remedial Sketches by Lewis Rossignol

Art Book Review Remedial Sketches by Lewis Rossignol

We wanted to share a new art book we’ve bought called Remedial Sketches by Lewis Rossignol. Here we give you a sneak peek inside. Lewis’ work has a childlike charm, it’s playful and grungy. We love the way he combines vintage photos semi-legible text...
How to use Caran D’ache Neocolor ii Water Soluble Wax Pastels

How to use Caran D’ache Neocolor ii Water Soluble Wax Pastels

Someone in our Facebook Group asked if we’d make a video about how to use Neocolor ii Water soluble Wax pastels. So here are our tips and tricks for using Neocolors. Keep up to date with all our art challenges and podcasts by signing up for our newsletter Which...
Creating Your Own Cartoon Character

Creating Your Own Cartoon Character

In this video Sandra talks about how you can create your own cartoon character. She has recently created her own character called Felicity Fizz and shares how she draws her with a dip pen and watercolour. Initial Drawing After a pencil sketch, Sandra inks in the...
Virtual Urban Sketching with Google Maps and Street View

Virtual Urban Sketching with Google Maps and Street View

With a lot of the world currently in Coronavirus lockdown, we can’t travel to visit places we’ve always wanted to see or revisit places we love. So how about a bit of virtual urban sketching instead using Google Maps and Street View. Search for a Place you...

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