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Copperplate Calligraphy

I enjoyed creating my friend’s Christmas place settings so much that I thought I would do more of them but first I really need to polish my calligraphy. ‘Polish’ as in actually learn some proper calligraphy and not just my … 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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Italian-inspired Ink

How’s that for an alliteration? One of my very favourite artists on DeviantArt is a Italian illustrator called Marcello Barenghi. He does a variety of work in a variety of media but my very favourite pieces that he does are … Continue reading

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Making a Mark

New markers to share. I love my Copic Ciaos; the colours, the brush tip, the build, the layer-ability. But the art world is a-buzz with artists using the more expensive Copic Sketch markers. People collect them…obsess over them…almost fetishize them. … Continue reading

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