I’ve known Renita for a while now. Originally from America, Renita now lives in Wigtown, which the book town in Scotland, with the most stunning views across the estuary. When I’ve performed at the festival, the children have all been whipped up to a frenzy by Renita, who welcomes them in and “settles them down” [...]
It’s not taken me very long to get my Craig M’nure book sorted out for the Kindle. It took even less to get it uploaded and onto the Amazon Kindle store. about 3 hours – compare that to 2 weeks and counting at the iBooks store for ipad.
April 23rd is William Shakespeare’s Birthday. To celebrate the Bard’s day (which is also St George’s Day, the National Day of England) Here is a tutorial showing you how to draw the man himself. It is based on an engraving by Martin Droeshout in the first folio – 1632.
How to speak in a Scottish Accent – just some thoughts on the Scottish accent as I’m editing my book, Craig M’nure, Kindle. I’m reading it out aloud in Craig’s weird Scottish accent. He isn’t actually Scottish, he lives in the middle of the Atlantic on his own island, andis mostly influenced by sattelite TV and YouTube (he has the fastest internet connection in the world. His accent is a bit like my worst immpression of a scottish accent, which is a blend of Glasgow, Morningside and Orkney. That’s probably because Craig is my alter ego!
In the heart of the city of London is the old Nat West Tower. It used to be the tallest building in Town. But all around it new buildings go up and across the river, the new Shard building laughs at it’s puniness – even with the bit extra built on top! But what we really want to see is the Gherkin, designed by Norman Foster, also known as 30 St Mary Axe, it is built on the site of the old Baltic Exchange, which was blown up by the IRA in the 1980s.
I found out today that a school nearby are drawing big buildings of London town. Here’s a lesson That fits perfectly, showing you how to draw the Gherkin – the famous London landmark building designed by Sir Norman Foster. See also my video about the tallest buildings of Olde London Town.
Learn to draw the amazing Parrot AR2.0 Drone Helicopter With award winning illustrator, Shoo Rayner. Find out more about the Parrot AR2.0 here http://ardrone.parrot.com/parrot-ar-drone/
Welcome to the Third Drawing Show. I’ve got some of your work that arrived in the mail, just in time. More on Cameron Cupcake. Advice on Creating Characters for Books and just when does an artist acquire their own unique style?
This was a Monday Challenge – I couldn’t say no! So here are two videos showing you how to both draw and paint an octopus solving Four Rubik’s Cubes!