Posts Tagged: Kate Berry

Thoughts on Drawing from Nature

When I first began drawing, I had flowers on my mind. In looking back over the years, it seems many of my favorite artworks and illustrations have been vases of flowers. I love trees, river scenes, seascapes, and views of

Thoughts on Drawing from Nature

When I first began drawing, I had flowers on my mind. In looking back over the years, it seems many of my favorite artworks and illustrations have been vases of flowers. I love trees, river scenes, seascapes, and views of

Just Draw…Everything

Yesterday I picked up my copy of Your Artist’s Brain by Carl Purcell. I’ve been working — diligently — on learning to see shapes instead of things, and these words caught my eye: Everything in the visual world is made

Just Draw…Everything

Yesterday I picked up my copy of Your Artist’s Brain by Carl Purcell. I’ve been working — diligently — on learning to see shapes instead of things, and these words caught my eye: Everything in the visual world is made

Do Whatever You Can

I love looking at my old sketchbooks. Yes, in the nine months since I’ve started learning to draw, I’ve filled a number of small sketchbooks. TIP #1 FOR ASPIRING ARTISTS: Buy a sketchbook and use it daily. Always date your

Do Whatever You Can

I love looking at my old sketchbooks. Yes, in the nine months since I’ve started learning to draw, I’ve filled a number of small sketchbooks. TIP #1 FOR ASPIRING ARTISTS: Buy a sketchbook and use it daily. Always date your

Hard Things

Maybe art is easy for the talented. It’s not easy for me. Of course, easy and difficult are relative terms. Simply put, some things in art are easier than others, even for someone like me. But while the easy things

Hard Things

Maybe art is easy for the talented. It’s not easy for me. Of course, easy and difficult are relative terms. Simply put, some things in art are easier than others, even for someone like me. But while the easy things

Where It Began

I’ve always wanted to be an artist. As a child, I loved coloring.  I’m sure I probably tried doing a bit of drawing, but I don’t remember it. Apparently I realized early on that I had no artistic talent whatsoever.

Where It Began

I’ve always wanted to be an artist. As a child, I loved coloring.  I’m sure I probably tried doing a bit of drawing, but I don’t remember it. Apparently I realized early on that I had no artistic talent whatsoever.