Tag: pencil

Sketching Remnants of the Second World War

I recently spent a week in Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland, returning to a lovely cottage we stayed at last summer. The area is steeped in Second World War history. Nearby Wig Bay on the shores of Loch Ryan had been a RAF flying boat base. Cairnryan, where the ferries now depart for Ireland, […]

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American Quarter Horse portrait

I’ve wanted to draw a white on black image for a while and I chose this American Quarter Horse for my first attempt. For the drawing I used a white Derwent Drawing pencil for overall tone, Caran D’Ache Luminance and Faber Castell Polychromos whites for finer detailing, with some black of the Derwents where necessary […]

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Tiger Artwork for WWF Global Tiger Day

I’m a member of the Society for All Artists (SAA) and recently they held a WWF Global Tiger Day challenge. The aim was to paint tigers to highlight their plight. I had an idea in my head, a cub with it’s mother, the cub being the future of tigers. Thankfully, I found a great reference […]

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