Category Archives: Drawing

Just general stuff that comes out of my keyboard

Seeing the light – and the shade – in the Drawing Clinic

Seven brilliant drawing ideas, answering your questions, on the wonderfully weekly Wednesday Drawing Show, hosted by Shoo.

Lots of questions answered this week about light and shade – wolves with flat noses, what do I do all day? And how do you draw bruises on someone who has been in a fight! Why do you need to know that!!!?

You will find the timeline broken into chapters that can be accessed at these time marker points.

00:00:00 introduction
00:00:20 Drawing Stick People
00:02:03 Drawing one object shading another object
00:02:35 Make models to create shadows for drawing
00:06:32 How to draw shade with two light sources
00:10:08 How to draw “realistic” cartoons
00:13:34 How to draw Bruises on a character
00:18:39 How to draw a Wolf face on
00:25:14 When did I start drawing?
00:26:44 What does a typical day for me?
00:28:02 Instructions for your questions

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Links: How to draw stickmen:
Perspective 101:
How to murder your Wife:
What do I do all day?

New book – Cover Reveal!

My New Walker book will be out on the 23rd March.

Want to know what happened to the horrible Arlington Wherewithal?

It’s a mystery thriller, full of kidnap, blackmail, a police detective, with eyes like a husky & some extraordinary dogs led by the fearless Walker!

There are horrible bad guys, real danger, thrills and spills as well as funny bits to help you catch your breath!

If you haven’t read the first book do it now, so you know what’s happening!

Learn more about Walker from this video made for the Wigtown Book Festival during the first lockdown.

How to draw a Milk Jug – Easy Spoken Tutorial

This has been my hardest subject to simplify and make easy for a long time, but I did it.

Learn to draw a simple milk jug – the problems are all around the spout. Follow the easy instructions and you will soon be drawing yours.

If you need a help sheet or want to learn how to paint this in watercolour and help me to keep making more videos every week, come and join me and my other worldwide Patrons on my Patreon page and our private Facebook group too!