If you have not read part 1 and part 2 of this series you should go back and read those first. This drawing was created in 3 steps, first with pencil, then with micron illustration pens and lastly with sumo ink. If you do not have sumi ink, black watercolor, even a sienna if you … Continue reading An Instructional Drawing Guide: Part 3 – Add Ink
If you have not read part 1 of this series I highly suggest that you do that. You can find it here. The first layer of this drawing was accomplished with pencil. I left off with a few different blending options which while handy to know are not necessary for this particular drawing. By the … Continue reading An Instructional Drawing Guide: Part 2 – Illustration Pens
The first step is straightforward, find a building to draw. I happen to adore Victorian Architecture so I googled St. James Court in Louisville. It happens to be the home of a world-famous art show annually. I first drew it roughly in .02 ink pen (you can buy a cheap illustration pen set for $12.00 … Continue reading Elements of Architectural Sketches
**updated with a couple more ways to make this into a personalized card.** For all my mommas out there I have an instructional card "how to" just for you. I managed to do this while chasing my toddler around. Sorry there is no video instead I photographed the process and will explain. Trust me it … Continue reading Happy Mother’s day: A DIY Special
upside down. Whoops. Trying to get back into the habit of drawing every day. Ignore the date. I'm goofy and forget numbers. A lot. Artist thing maybe? Anyway you can see how it transformed from beginning to end. Yes it's free hand. Me and my goof bot this morning 🙂 he woke up right as … Continue reading New drawing this morning.
If you are an artist or striving to be, you probably have a ton of pages upon pages of practice doodles that didn't quite cut it. Or maybe that's just me. For some nutty reason I keep all of mine in a plastic bin and occasionally go through the scraps combing for ideas. When the … Continue reading Trash or Treasure?
This is continuing my illustration journey, I have been focusing on composition for a while and today I was ready to take it to the next level with some color. As some of you may have noticed, I don't have one medium. I focus on art exploration and I diversify my methods always trying new … Continue reading From the sketchboooook, to the canvas! Paint, paint, paint…