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Anatomy of a Horse Portrait ..."Star"

Since I haven’t started a new piece yet, I thought I’d share this.  When this horse portrait was commissioned, the horse’s owner asked if I could send pictures of my progress to her as I went along.   229 more words


Making Mermaid Music

I’ve just posted page 11 of Mermaid Music, my webcomic. It’s my first full-page spread since pages 2 and 3, and I thought it was high time to do another in-progress post, to show how I go about building up the colours on a page. 978 more words


A Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Thingy

I believe in full immersion, when it comes to learning something. So, when I say I’m into something, you can bet anything that I’ll be researching all aspects the subject using any available means possible – books, videos, DVDs, online resources, etc. 388 more words

AlyZen Moonshadow

Paint with me this spring!

Exploring Oil Painting, with Glenda Blake

Saturdays, 1-4:00 p.m., March 21 through April 18, 2015

$15 for supplies: five 3-hour sessions

 Explore the fundamentals of oil painting in a casual and informative setting with artist/instructor Glenda Blake. 173 more words


Study 42: Art Resolutions-Layers of Transformation

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. Welcome to Study 42.

A good metaphor brings great satisfaction and pleasure. 68 more words

Creative Living

Charles Hawthorne on Painting

Have just arrived in Japan for a week’s skiing and a week of sightseeing. The snow is about three foot deep and we are in the thick of a winter wonderland. 197 more words

Art Supplies for Comics — Ink!

This is the fourth in a series of posts based on the weekly handouts I give my comics class – if you’re just happening upon it now, there is a tab in the left-column menu, “comics class”, that has all of my posts in this category. 1,797 more words