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Book of Dragons: Page 1 – Lord of Storms

When my friend in Italy posted me a Sennelier Watercolour USKbook as a gift, the panorama format of the sketchbook gave me the idea of using it like a medieval scroll and doing ink and wash illustrations rather than more … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks: Sennelier Watercolour USKbook Urban Sketch Book (review)

I’m always on the lookout for sketchbooks with good quality paper. It’s hard to find many locally, and those that are available are often not cheap. When my friend who works in an art supply shop in Italy posted a … Continue reading

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Art Roundup: September 2017

September was a slow month for me, art-wise. I got sick at the end of August and though at one stage I thought I’d recovered, the bug came back with a vengeance a few weeks later. On top of more … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks: Moleskine Pocket Watercolour Notebook (review)

If you go onto pretty much any sketching forum, you’ll notice that a lot of sketchers use Moleskine sketching journals. I wanted to see what the fuss was about so I bought myself a Moleskine Pocket Watercolour Notebook from The … Continue reading

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Art Roundup: August 2017

I haven’t painted as much as I’d like this month. Uni started back at the end of July and I’m teaching again, as well as nearing the point where I’ll be starting to collect data for my research. Still, I … Continue reading

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Pencils: Bruynzeel Design Colour Pencils (review)

I normally buy my art supplies from the place near my Dad’s work (which is nearly an hour away) or online from Jackson’s in the UK, with occasional forays into the city to buy from the art supply stores there. … Continue reading

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Wayne Clements from Art Studio on Channel 31 – Painting Demonstrations

Every Monday afternoon I like to park myself in front of the TV after finishing my uni work to watch some art shows on Channel 31. One of these shows is Art Studio, hosted by Wayne Clements. Though he paints … Continue reading

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