Category: Art Guides

Pet Portrait Prices ‘How much do you charge?’

‘How much do you charge for a pet portrait?‘ This is a question I am often asked. The cost is influenced by many factors: paper size, number of pets, medium and time required for the work. The larger a painting and / or the more pets included, the longer a painting takes to produce. Plus, […]

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First Tentative Steps into Teaching Art

I have recently started to set up an online beginners art group to try and encourage people who would like to learn to draw and paint. At the moment it is just for a few, but hopefully once I’ve built up the group I can offer this for others. Yesterday I posted a photo for […]

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Paper Stumps and Tortillons

As a graphite pencil artist, I think paper stumps and tortillons are high on my list of ‘must haves’ in my drawing equipment.  The stumps come in a variety of sizes so you can blend large or small areas of pencil.  If you enjoy drawing (and this includes charcoal and pastels) these are a must […]

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