Hey everyone! I’ve been creating art for a while. In fact, in a few short months it’ll be coming up on two years that I’ve been seriously creating art. Since I started, I’ve been trying to improve with each piece of art I make. A good example of my improvement is my last major wolf drawing.… Continue reading 8 Ways to Improve Drawing in 5 Minutes or Less
Hey everyone! So for Kathleen and I, school is just a month away, which is terrifying. I’m going to be taking some digital art classes and some oil painting classes at the local university over the coming school year. Because art for school (and especially for university-level school) leans heavily on the basic techniques for… Continue reading ELEMENTS OF ART: What are They & do They Even Matter?
Hey everyone! Since Kathleen and I have been on the road for a couple of weeks, I’ve been experimenting with using different types of references. Primarily, drawing from life and drawing from reference photos. (Still trying to figure out the whole drawing-straight-out-of-you-head kind of thing.) Now, before I started travelling and you asked me to pick… Continue reading Reference Photos vs. Real Life. Which is Better?
Hey everyone! I can’t believe it’s already May. Soon, school will be out and I’ll have all the free time I want to draw, paint, read, write, make videos, and play music. Before that blissful time comes however, there’s finals and projects and all the wrap up that comes with the end of the year.… Continue reading Impressionism vs. Realism
Hey everyone! Kathleen and I are super busy this week as school is wrapping up, so we got Lucy back to do a guest post on her new knitting projects! If you want to read her first guest post from last year, you can click here! Hi everyone, Lucy here! It has been over a… Continue reading The Art of Fair Isle Knitting Part 2
Hey everyone! So Kathleen and I have a pet. She hasn’t been on the blog at all, but she’s super sweet, super fluffy, and super… well… I don’t know how to say it. She’s kind of a ding-dong in the smarts department. Either way, we love her and thought we would share her with you.… Continue reading Drawing Bunny!
Hey everyone! Happy Christmas Eve-eve-eve-eve-eve-eve! Officially six more days until Christmas =)! *Frank Sinatra voice* I-I-I-I-I’mmm dreaaaming of a whiiite Christmaaas! The tree’s been decorated, the presents have been wrapped and the stockings have been hung by the chimney with care. Just kidding. We don’t have a chimney. Anyway, I’m not going to let my… Continue reading Our Gingerbread Houses