Monthly Archives: June 2013

CPM Challenge July 2013

It seems that working in a school at the end of term has messed with my head a little. Yesterday I posted about the Colored Pencil Magazine’s June challenge and that I may have a go at it. On the … Continue reading

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CPM Challenge – June 2013

I missed the last Colored Pencil Magazine challenge (too busy getting stuck into some fun horror pieces) so I am hoping to squeeze in the June one – It’s a beautiful reference photo of shells entitled ‘Sea Shells’ and taken … Continue reading

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Summer Horror!

An English teacher I work with is planning on doing a media horror unit with his pupils – he’s written this himself with a little help from others and it is very good, I can’t wait to see the pupils … Continue reading

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SalemSkye goes Street!

I’ve mentioned before that I work in a school and often I do little pieces for classes or pupils. The English class that I am honoured to be a part of is reading Catherine McPhail’s Tribes – so I did … Continue reading

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Daler-Rowney Murano Pastel Paper

I increasingly prefer using pastel paper for coloured pencil pieces. It generally comes in a variety of colours, has a good tooth for holding the pigment and is tough and durable. Daler-Rowney’s Murano paper was the first one I tried … Continue reading

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