Toilet roll art

Toilet roll art

One item the western world discards without thinking is the humble cardboard from toilet rolls. Well, not any more. This post shows how it can be used to produce some spectacular art. Anastassia Elias has transformed the toilet roll cardboard into an exciting art form...
Tips for Mixing Watercolors

Tips for Mixing Watercolors

Here is a great video showing how watercolor can be mixed on the paper to create beautiful greens, greys and violets. If you found the video useful, you might like to check Dale Laitinen’s web site for examples of his work, or to find out more about his video...
Proko: Drawing the head from any angle

Proko: Drawing the head from any angle

Stan Prokopenko is a very talented young artist living in the USA. Apart from being a brilliant artist, he is a wonderful teacher. Fortunately for would-be artists, he has a series of free videos in which he explores many issues to do with drawing, explained in a...
Kirsty Elson’s wonderful driftwood art

Kirsty Elson’s wonderful driftwood art

Have you ever walked beside the sea or a river, and picked up interesting bits of wood and other materials? They often have great character, having been battered and shaped by the water. It can be fun to think about where the wood has come from, and how it might be...