Posts Tagged: Prismacolor Premier pencils

A Little Birdie Told Me

Yes…a little birdie told me this morning that folks are now celebrating Draw-a-Bird Day every month. Even though the annual event isn’t an official holiday, it’s a special occasion that I love to celebrate. So now I’m delighted to join in

A Little Birdie Told Me

Yes…a little birdie told me this morning that folks are now celebrating Draw-a-Bird Day every month. Even though the annual event isn’t an official holiday, it’s a special occasion that I love to celebrate. So now I’m delighted to join in

What Exactly IS a Squid?

“Today we’re going to draw a squid…” That was how a recent Sketchbook Nation project began. A squid. Great. Uh, what exactly is a squid? All I knew was that a squid was some sort of sea creature, so I

What Exactly IS a Squid?

“Today we’re going to draw a squid…” That was how a recent Sketchbook Nation project began. A squid. Great. Uh, what exactly is a squid? All I knew was that a squid was some sort of sea creature, so I

What Did I Expect?

Had someone told me a year ago that today I would be writing posts for an online art blog, happily drawing and painting, and sharing my work with others, I would have gotten a good laugh from that prediction. Never in

What Did I Expect?

Had someone told me a year ago that today I would be writing posts for an online art blog, happily drawing and painting, and sharing my work with others, I would have gotten a good laugh from that prediction. Never in

Artist, Know Thyself

“Know thyself.” Those two words have offered good advice ever since some Greek sage uttered them centuries ago. They’re usually attributed to Socrates, but at least a dozen other wise men have been credited with saying them first. But this

Artist, Know Thyself

“Know thyself.” Those two words have offered good advice ever since some Greek sage uttered them centuries ago. They’re usually attributed to Socrates, but at least a dozen other wise men have been credited with saying them first. But this

Fat Bananas

I finished my “random art” project: a hand of bananas drawn with colored pencil with a watercolor background. As a first attempt at banana-drawing, it fell far short of my hopes yet exceeded my expectations. Here for your…ahem…viewing pleasure is

Fat Bananas

I finished my “random art” project: a hand of bananas drawn with colored pencil with a watercolor background. As a first attempt at banana-drawing, it fell far short of my hopes yet exceeded my expectations. Here for your…ahem…viewing pleasure is