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What a great portrait of me!

CaOuPJNWYAAgqBK.jpg-largeI had a wonderful Twitter message from Corn – aka @ChickenWithTie who is from South Italy and is an illustrator. The message read:

Drew this while watching your videos @shoorayner I admire your work and positivity!! Keep it up!!

You can see more of Corn’s great and colourful artwork at rottenchicken.tumblr.com Many thanks!

If you are wondering what I’m holding in the picture you can find out by watching this video


Cartoon Faces Extra – Drawing Expressions

In case you missed this on YouTube a while back I’ve added it as an extra to this course on Vimeo, so you won’t be bothered by the Advertisements. It might also be useful in conjunction with Assignment 4 – Standing Out From The Crowd.

The index for this course is at shooraynerdrawing.com/how-to-draw..

Drawing People in my Sketchbook


Have a look inside my sketchbook. Since last time, I seem to have been drawing a lot while watching the TV. See all my sketchbook videos here.

Everyone asks about the tools I use when I’m out using my sketchbook.  Here’s a video to show you what and how I use them.

The Pentel Aquash Brush is here in the Uk http://bit.ly/PentelAquabrushUK
and here in the US http://bit.ly/PentelAquashBrushUSA

Rotring Tikky Graphic in the UK here http://bit.ly/TikkyGraphicUK
in the USA http://bit.ly/TikkyGraphicUS

The Cotman sketching watercolour set is here in the UK http://amzn.to/1gNpZ8s
and in the US here: http://amzn.to/1gaG6qA

The Seawhite of Brighton a5 travel journal is here in the Uk http://bit.ly/SeawhiteJournalUK