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By: Koosje Koene

Draw Tip Tuesday – How to Draw People

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday!   I love drawing people, and I often get the question if I ask permission when I draw anyone. Well... I don't. But of course…

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Drinking and Drawing

Drink&Draw I love combining drinking and drawing. And let me clarify: I don't necessarily mean alcoholic beverages. In fact, I like the occasional glass of wine with dinner, but my body…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – Gouache Sticks!

Welcome to Draw tip Tuesday!   I have found some new art toys. In the Netherlands, I have never seen them in a shop, but I have seen artists using…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – How To Clean Your Fountain Pen

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday!   After sharing my Draw Tip Tuesday Video about waterproof inks that are suitable for fountain pens, I got a bunch of questions about cleaning…

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Fearless Sketching – 12 tips!

Yesterday I shared the first drawing I made when I was in Sevilla two weeks ago, to attend a workshop, taught by Spanish illustrator Inma Serrano. I'd love to show you…

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Fearless Sketching!

Art crushes Have you ever had an art crush? I have them pretty often - and sometimes they last for a very long time. A few years ago I was…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – The Magic Pencil

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday!   Today I want to show you the magic pencil! Also known as the rainbow pencil. These pencils, made by Koh-i-Noor, have a marbled core,…

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A Beautiful Idea

A quick bit of Monday Inspiration: My friend Rob Jelinski (who is a fantastic designer, and a branding expert too!) is releasing an open source font today. The font is based…

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The Food and Beverages Department

Personal stories A sketchbook can tell so much about a person. It's kind of like looking in someone's purse. The items in there are very personal. Also, the way they…

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Drawing makes you see better

I just came back from an awesome weekend in Sevilla. I still need to scan all the drawings I made there, so I can share them here on the blog.…

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