Author Archives: artdragon86

Skyscape Baubles: Starry Mountains

Time for the third in my Skyscape Baubles series! I’m having fun painting these, as well as finding them nice and relaxing after a day of stressing over research-related stuff. Starry Mountains The third in my Skyscape Baubles series is … Continue reading

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Skyscape Baubles: Desert Sunrise

Since my Aurora Forest Skyscape Bauble got a pretty good reception, I was eager to keep painting more pictures in the series, especially since they’re quite small and easy for me to actually finish (which is good for my reduced … Continue reading

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artdragon86 now has a Society6 Store!

I have now set up an account on Society6 in order to sell some of my artwork as prints and on other everyday items. This way people who like my art but can’t afford to buy the original (or who … Continue reading

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Top Tips: Watercolours

I’ve waffled on at great length about how to choose your colours, what sort of palette to get, and so on, especially in regard to watercolours, but as I continue to explore and develop my skills in the medium, I … Continue reading

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Skyscape Baubles: Aurora Forest

After not drawing or painting much for a few months because of uni commitments, I got out my watercolours and spent an evening just mucking around to see what I could come up with. Many of my efforts resulted in … Continue reading

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Sketching Media: Cretacolor Creativo Drawing Set (review)

Though I mostly prefer working in colour, every now and then I go through a phase of feeling that I should practice sketching in monochrome, or at least using limited colours, to improve my drawing skills. When I mention this, … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Butterfly on Milkweed (demonstration)

Every now and then I ask my friends on Twitter or Facebook to give me photos of birds or flowers or other stuff I can use as a reference for a painting or drawing, and I usually end up with … Continue reading

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