Train your eye: Perspective practice while walking

Today we’re outside looking at how to train your eye to better see perspective while you’re walking in the street. It’s a great way to get in extra practice when you’re not drawing. There is a video and an article version of this tutorial below. Perspective is something that I used to find quite intimidating. […]

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Draw Along 13 – 12 LINE CHALLENGE

It’s the 12 lines of Christmas – the challenge is to draw each figure in just 12 lines. A line can’t be a long, detailed line but a simple C-curve, S-curve or like a letter J – fairly straight with a curl at the end. This is a Draw Along video where we put up […]

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Is it TOO LATE to learn to draw & be a good artist?

If you’re aspiring to be a good artist, but feel like you’re ‘behind’ or regret not having started sooner – well firstly you’re not alone. A lot of people feel that way whether they’re 20 years old or 80 years old, including me. And secondly, I made this video/ article for you. We’re going to […]

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Draw Along 12 – GEOMETRIC SHAPE CHALLENGE

Welcome to the Draw Along Club! We’ll put up a series of poses and draw them on screen. If you like, you can get your sketchbook out and draw with us. We chat about the drawings themselves, what to look for in the poses and life drawing in general. In this one, we take on […]

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How to Draw HAIR – a simple method with amazing results

I’m really excited about this hair drawing tutorial! The method Frank shows us is really simple but incredibly effective. Here’s why this is a must-watch: 1. Hair is overlooked, but when done well hugely powerful for both portraits and figure drawings. Hair is a defining feature of many people. 2. Frank Gambino such an expert […]

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Draw Along Club 11 – Lets Practise Together

Welcome to the Draw Along Club! In these videos, we put up a series of references photos from the wonderful Croquis Cafe and draw them on screen. We narrate it all, and invite you to draw along with us. In this episode, we draw three 3 minute poses, two 5 minute poses and a 10 […]

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