July 22, 2020

The felt pen is a popular choice of pen for doodlers, beginner artists, children and graphic artists because of its extensive range of colours and value for money. This may explain why packs of 24 felt pens are found in local pound stores.

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July 15, 2020

I know the lockdown has been difficult for us. However, for some artists, it has been a blessing because they have more time to sit and create some artwork.

But what if you are learning how to draw? How do you make the time to draw when it seems like a daunting tas...

July 11, 2020

Earlier this week, I talked about the five popular choices of line marker pens. But which is regarded as the best line marker pen for artists?

For the beginner or a professional artist on a budget, finding a line marker pen for sketching can be difficult. For...

July 8, 2020

1. Derwent Graphik Line Marker: a popular choice in line marker pens for the professional artist. Comes in three colours: black, grey and brown; and nibs vary in size for intricate detail.

Disadvantages: draw a line too fast and the ink stops flowing; sometimes it is to...

November 7, 2019

Over the summer of 2019, Walthamstow hosted its art festival, The E17 Art Trail 2019. Every two years this colossal festival with its 205 venues and 8,500 participants is a great opportunity for all artists to showcase their work and run community-based workshops for t...

November 5, 2019

This time, last week I was hosting some Halloween Cartoon Art workshops (eight, to be precise) at a local primary school. Talking to classes of twenty five children at a time was a great challenge for me, because I am a deaf tutor. That said, the same thing will also a...

August 13, 2019

Last week, I co-hosted an art and music workshop with my friend, the talented musician, Eloise Garland, at the PACE Centre in Buckinghamshire. This educational charity provides specialist support and therapy for children with motor disorders.

To coincide with the fifty-...

July 9, 2019

When The E17 Art Trail 2019 came to Walthamstow, London between 1-16 July 2019, I hosted thirteen Cartoon Art Workshops for children at my local children's library.

Some adults participated, too.

If you wanted to teach children how to draw, what better place th...

May 16, 2019

I am contributing two cartoons for the Pink Ribbon Foundation.

As a guest artist my work will feature in a little pink, glossy paperback, 'The Big Bumper Bouncing Book of Boobs'!

Come and see me at the book's launch at the MCM Comic Convention at the Excel, London on Sat...

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