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DrawPj Show #8 is here! In this episode I create an original outline drawing of a bear named Mr Ted Maple in children’s picture book illustration style. Stuart was such a good sport for letting me release the pics I took when he was modelling the bear poses for my new character.read more
Learning how to draw? Need answers? You’re in the right place. This weeks show is ‘Your Drawing Questions Answered’ where Cindy Wider answers pencil drawing questions from students in the DrawPj.com community.read more
In this series of posts I'll be taking you on "the drawing road less travelled". Rather than teaching you all the usual information which you'll find all over the internet, I'll be explaining how you can 'think' about drawing so your skills can improve rapidly. Even...read more
The DrawPj Show is back, once again showcasing the wonderful work of DrawPj Students. In each show I’ll also be taking you behind the scenes into my studio, sharing the latest creations I’m working on.read more
Upcoming Course News: Coloured Pencil Bootcamp starts 1st Jun 2018 Register Now In the this free mini drawing course I'll show you how to draw a simple juicy apple using coloured pencil. The aim is to draw a realistic looking apple using a minimum of colours. So if...read more
There's a whole team of amazing people who all come together to help make DrawPj.com one of the leading drawing course websites in the world today. In this new blog post series you'll get to know our wonderful team members a little better. First up is the amazing...read more
Just in case you missed it recently we've launched The Complete Beginners Drawing and Shading Course on Udemy. On this page I've included a coupon code so you can always buy it at the lowest possible price. I've also listed links to all the other Udemy courses which...read more
Richard Klekociuk is a master of the coloured pencil hard-edge abstraction style of art. In his work, he provides us with a rich tapestry of beautifully balanced and exciting compositions, created with mesmerising colour, texture and form. Leading us through a...read more
Draw perfect circles every time with just one pencil. No need for a compass, circle template or even a circular object the right size to trace around. In this article I'll show you how to draw circles using just the pencil you're drawing with. BTW. If you'd like to...read more
Jesse Lane shares his words of wisdom and advice to help aspiring artists reach their goals. He covers important topics such as how he overcame his fears and developed confidence. He encourages others to accept critique, stay inspired and even become stubborn.read more
When contemporary coloured pencil artist Richard Klekociuk flew into town I met up with him to chat about his art and unique bright bold hard-edged coloured pencil style.read more
In this episode of the DrawPj Show I chat with you about developing a new work-in-progress for my Christmas Cats collection.read more
How far would you go to take reference photo’s for your pencil drawings? Would you go on safari to get up close and personal with a lion or an elephant?read more
It’s funny that just as I move my studio to the heat of tropical Australia that I should be drawing a snowman. In this video I give you a short demonstration of my snow drawing technique and then show you the practical application of the technique in an artwork that I am creating for my art licensing portfolio.read more
I’ve just moved to sunny tropical Australia but all my drawing and art studio equipment is still on a container ship sailing on the ocean! I’m not going to let that stop me drawing though so I’ve set up a ‘portable’ drawing studio very economically using easy to obtain items.read more
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