Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring Shopping

I have been busy working on a painting that I hope to reveal soon. It has been a challenge and I, at this stage, still don’t know how it will turn out. In the meantime, I have been adding to … Continue reading

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The Art of Urban Sketching

I am not sure how I came across this phenomenon but I am glad I did. I got used to seeing and admiring the works of Urban Sketchers around the world through Flickr, so when Amazon threw up a “You … Continue reading

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Derwent Artbars

In February the lovely folk over at Derwent launched a new product – the Derwent Art Bars, and I snapped up the box of 72. They come in tins of 12, 24, 36 and 72. The Art Bar is a … Continue reading

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Royal Talens Van Gogh

An outstanding coloured pencil artist who is a member of WetCanvas and has a DeviantArt page, bleuie, amazes me with what he can do with coloured pencil on canvas. Apart from the skill, patience and determination that he must have … Continue reading

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New Prismacolors – part 2

1Buy1Pencils, at last, had more stock in of the new Prismacolors, so I ordered what I needed to complete the set. Unfortunately, they don’t yet stock the new Prussian Green or Cadium Orange Hue, so there will be a very … Continue reading

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