The DrawPj Blog
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
Tanja Gant is an impeccably accurate and realistic pencil artist working mostly with graphite and coloured pencils. A true master in the art arena, Tanja's journey began before the Bosnian war and endured the challenges of that time and beyond. Tanja is fearless in...read more
Tracy Frein is a colored pencil artist renown for using a technique he developed himself called Drawing by Subtracting. This method uses colored pencil on drafting film to help bring out elements of his canvas and subject such as texture and emotion. Tracy has lent...read more
Jandamarra is an Australian Aboriginal Artist of Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Warung descent with a strong desire to bridge the gap between Aboriginal and mainstream Australia. In his work Jandamarra brings together a beautiful synergy between his distinctive contemporary...read more
Sharon Kow is a dedicated coloured pencil artist with an overwhelming drive to master her craft and bring her favourite art medium to the attention of the mainstream art world. After making the decision at a young age to support her family and placing her art dreams...read more
DrawPj students have got off to a great start in 2017. In this video we feature selected artworks from DrawPj students up to January 16th 2017 plus we bring you up to date with details of new uploads into the DrawPj Academy. Enjoy!read more
Our wonderful DrawPj students made a very creative start to 2017. We've seen an abundance of gorgeous new artworks, including projects from the Complete Drawing Certificate course and original drawings. In fact there were so many artworks that for this post we're only...read more
Christmas is here… but before you start unwrapping presents and filling up on Christmas pud here’s another treat… the final DrawPj News for 2016!read more
The great student artworks just keep on coming. Here's a wonderful selection from December. Well done everyone! Its been a great year and we're looking forward to seeing even more inspirational artworks in 2017. Let's get started... Little Bird by Deepti Mohile I am...read more
Wow what a busy month! It's been all go here at DrawPj HQ. In addition to helping all our wonderful DrawPj students and instructors achieve their very best results I managed to fit in a major commissioned artwork (which took over 100 hours to complete!), a new artwork...read more
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