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The Croissant, The Muse

When someone who doesn't know me at all would go through my sketchbooks, they would think I am always hanging out in cafés and bars. They'll see page after page…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – An Urban Sketching Secret Tool

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! Today I have a tip that I learnt from urban sketcher and Sketchbook Skool fakulty member Liz Steel. It’s simple but so clever: The Sweatband! Because…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – Framing Your Story

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! Do you ever get the feeling that a page feels too overwhelming because it's too ... empty? I sometimes have that, especially if I feel…

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The Making of… Part 3

Watercolor! This week, in the new Sketchbook Skool kourse “Watercolor Rules! And how to break them”, Ian Fennelly reveals all his watercolor secrets. Spoiler alert: he uses a LOT more than just watercolors.…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – Color Where It Counts

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! I got a question in, about how to decide what parts of your drawing to paint and color, and which parts to leave white. It's…

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The Making of… part 2

Watercolor! We're a few weeks in with the watercolor kourse “Watercolor Rules! And how to break them” at Sketchbook Skool. It's amazing to see how much progress students are making, and I…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – How to Paint Foliage and Trees

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! I got a question about drawing and painting trees and foliage. Well, that's something I struggle with often too. Should you get into detail and…

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Sketching in the UK

Quite a Milestone This week, finally the new kourse "Watercolor Rules! And how to break them" has started at Sketchbook Skool. I have worked all summer producing this kourse. It…

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Draw Tip Tuesday: Drawing People in Perspective

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday!   Last week we covered some simple perspective principle. Today I want to show you how to apply these when you draw people. https://youtu.be/QhLa0MCElxs There's…

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Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Draw Perspective

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! Do you struggle with perspective in your drawings? Let's tackle that - Here's the basic principles of vanishing point, horizon line and eye level. It's…

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