Sunday, 13 December 2015

A little progress!

Some more work in progress on my new drawing. Only a few things left that need a first layer of color! The drawing will be 100% colored pencil made with Faber-Castell Polychromos.

Friday, 11 December 2015

Colored Pencil work in progress

I did some work on my colored pencil magazine December entry.
Sadly i don't have much time to work as i am in the middle of a move.
I'm sure that i will be able to finish it before Christmas!
More updates coming soon

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Colored Pencil Challenge

This is a work in progress for my entry to the December CPM Art Challenge
The image for this challenge is below:

This is my work in progress after 2 hours (including graphite sketching) 
I'm using Faber-Castell Polychromos on Hahnemuhle Cornwall Panorama paper (20x50 cm)
More updates will be coming soon!

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Step by step drawing 'Red Glass"

Here are some progress photos that i took during the making of my "Red Glass" colored pencil drawing. The drawing is made using Coloursoft Pencils and Prismacolor Colored Pencils on a 8x11 Inch pastel paper.

If anyone would be interested in a more detailed tutorial on colored pencil drawing and techniques please leave a comment below and i will add more posts in the future to cover your requests.

 I started out with the top half of the glass pitcher and worked my way down. I used multiple tones of reds and grays to get the shading. 

 Here you can see the different tones of red that are on my drawing. The white on the drawing is done with the white Prismacolor Pencil.

 The details on the bottom half of the pitcher took the longest as i wanted to make sure they where all in the right position not to disturb the eye.

This is the final result. I added in some white gel pen highlights to really make the reflections pop out. 

The drawing can be purchased here

Friday, 28 August 2015

ACEO Paintings

What is an ACEO you might wonder? For those who don't know ACEO stands for Art Cards Editions & Originals. These are miniature artworks measuring 2.5 x 3.5 Inch and they are a great and affordable way to collect original art. 

I recently started making ACEO's next to my other paintings and drawings and my frist set of ACEO's cover the 4 seasons:

My second set of ACEO's are Halloween themed, currently there is only 2 of them but more are on the way!

All my ACEO's are one of a kind works of art and will not be reproduced!

Sunday, 23 August 2015

Christmas Decorations

Here are some nice Christmas decorations that can be hung in the Christmas Tree.
These small oil paintings measure 2.4 x 2.4 Inch and they come with a string attached.
You can find them and more Christmas Decorations in my Etsy Shop

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Botanical Autumn Drawings

These are some of my new colored pencil drawings inspired by one of my favorite seasons.
All drawings are made with Faber-Castell Polychromos and measure 5.5x8 Inch.
They are sold unframed in my Daily Paintworks Gallery.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Prints (Updated)


I would like to invite you to purchase one of my originals from my shop

To my shop

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Shop for abstract watercolors

I recently re-opened my first Etsy shop where i am selling my original watercolor abstracts and will soon be adding prints and pillow covers with my art.
Most likely the prints will be added first, but check back often for updates.

You can find these paintings - here -

Butterfly colored pencil drawing

I especially enjoy drawing with colored pencils. My style is realism and photo-realism.
Below i am sharing a step by step drawing of a Blue Morpho butterfly. I am using Prismacolor premier and Derwent Coloursoft on Stonehenge 8x11 paper.

Step 1 - outlines and base color

Step 2 - defining the shadow areas and adding more layers of color to achieve a depth effect

Step 3 - adding more shades, in accordance to the reference photo i am using

Step 4 - adding some of the background details 

Step 5 - more background added 

Step 6 - working on the background and refining the details on the butterfly. Once the background is added, i can see better if the butterfly needs more work or deeper shadows 

The finished drawing 

This drawing can be purchased - here -

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