Monthly Archives: January 2014

CPM Monthly Challenge – February 2014

Another month on the horizon and another lovely challenge from the people over at Colored Pencil Magazine.   A lovely kitty cat taken by Jay Babin. It’s a lovely shot, crying out for a close crop. If I get time … Continue reading

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A Sadness

So I started answering the questions on Stefan Bucher’s wonderful little book ‘344 Questions’ a couple of weeks ago. Dipping in and out I have been confronted with some truths about myself. The book forces you, as much as a … Continue reading

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Pastel Organisation

Wow, if you are still with me and haven’t drifted off at the sight of the snappy title, I have been dedicating myself to the preparation of one of my resolutions. Getting to grips with pastels. I noticed that most … Continue reading

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UKCPS 13th Open Exhibition

You may have noticed in my post about the Strathmore Wonders of Winter Competition that I have finally started on my entry for the UKCPS Open Exhibition. I decided to use Polychromos for this piece just for the easy range … Continue reading

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Strathmore Wonders of Winter Competition

Strathmore and Jackson’s Art Supplies have teamed up to present a competition to artists in all media. It is entitled ‘Wonders of Winter’ and you have to purchase a competition pack from Jackson’s Art Supplies for a measly £6.00. For … Continue reading

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UKCPS 13th Open Exhibition

I mentioned earlier that I was planning to submit an entry for the UKCPS 13th Open Exhibition. I don’t have much time but that’s not going to deter me – I’ll just work hard. The closing date is the 5th … Continue reading

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Pan Pastels

This arrived this week: This box filled with these curious Sofft products. Can you guess what it is yet? Well, the title to this post kind of gives it away, so I’ll just show off:           … Continue reading

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New Year!

With a new year comes some little changes. I spent nearly 2 days clearing out my drawing area and reorganising things. It probably looks no different to the picture in my About Me introduction but to me, there’s a massive … Continue reading

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