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” [...]
There’s nothing quite so Halloweeny as a black cat, so here is a video showing you how to draw one.
Learn to draw a scary skull for Halloween. Use it on posters and cars and party invitations.
Here’s a nice and simple design for an owl that you ca use for a halloween poster or card or invitation.
Alex and @fishyvilley asked me to do ladybirds or bugs, so here is a video for how to draw a ladybird. Enjoy!
Derwent, the pencil company, have asked me to come up with a couple of ideas for Halloween. This is one of them – How to make a Jam Jar Halloween Lantern. there’ will be a competition for schools to win ME for the day!How amazing is that!
I showed you how to draw the Spider yesterday, so here is the web. Its’ quite simple but not as simple as it might appear as you need to think about the tension in the silk of the web and how gravity pulls it down – or makes it sag. Watch and all will make sense – happy Halloween!
Hairy! Hairy! Scary! Here’s a video showing you how to draw a spider. The Spiders’ web will be coming next.
The Halloween season has started for me and this is the first of this years Halloween videos. Great new Halloween craft video coming out on Monday. There’s a schools competition and you could win me to visit your school! come back on monday :)
This is a video to give you an idea for how to draw a Scare crow.
Drew from Florida emailed me yesterday, worried about being blocked creatively. He says he’s practicing drawing circles and things like that and hopes that something will happen soon. I think maybe he’s trying too hard. When the ideas dry up it’s easy to panic and try to force out new ideas, but it doesn’t work like that. You need to feed the brain and the creative furnace with new ideas and sights and experiences. Then, just relax. Brilliant ideas will suddenly hit you when you least expect them to and you will find yourself on a new and exciting path.
I thought I’d maybe try and introduce a wednesday advice/show thing again, but not as complicated as before. I really did run out of time doing the previous shows! If you’d like to ask me advice on drawing or art or anything creative, please do. Put them in the comments box below!