2019 Art Course – Term 1 – Week 6 (Feb 10 – 16)

Welcome to the sixth week in my art course! After this week there will be a middle of term break, which will give you a nice opportunity to rest, or catch up if you’ve fallen behind. If you haven’t had the chance to participate yet, don’t worry. You can jump into the course at any…

2019 Art Course – Term 1 – Week 5 (Feb 3 – 9)

Welcome to the fifth week in my art course! The middle of term break is approaching, so if you’re feeling tired you only have to wait two more weeks until you get a nice break. If you haven’t had the chance to participate yet, don’t worry. You can jump into the course at any time.…

2019 Art Course – Term 1 – Week 3 (Jan 20 – 26)

Welcome to the third week of my 2019 art course! I hope you enjoyed the assignments from the previous two weeks, and if you haven’t done them yet, then don’t worry. You can still go back and do them before doing this week’s assignments. During this week there are four different assignments for you to…

8 Reasons Why You Should do Speed Sketching

Lately I’ve been having some fun by challenging myself to do some speed sketching, and I think it has a lot of benefits when it comes to learning art. When I first started speed sketching last year, I challenged myself to sketch portraits in five minutes or less. Doing so really helped me learn how…

2019 Art Course – Term 1 – Week 2 (Jan 13 – 19)

Welcome to the second week of my 2019 art course! I hope you enjoyed the assignments from last week, and if you haven’t done them yet, then don’t worry. You can still do the week 1 assignments. During this week there are four different assignments for you to complete, one for illustration, one for perspective,…

DOs and DON’Ts of Returning to Art After a Long Break

Every once in awhile we have to take a break from art, be it because of job interference, burn out, health issues, or any other number of reasons. Once we return to doing art, things are a bit difficult. Our skills are a bit rusty, we’ve forgotten some techniques, and things can be daunting. Here…