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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Photography courses

As a graphic designer and illustrator I work with photos all the time. I purchase stock photography from many of the major sites and I also work with professional photographers to get specific photoshoots done. One of the things I haven’t done is tried to improve my own photography skills. Here in Calgary there are […]

Orange Work in Progress

While learning coloured pencil I have bought quite a few books on the subject. One of my favourites is Alyona Nickelsen’s Colored Pencil Painting Bible. One of Alyona’s techniques is to include a wash with a solvent. This helps your wax pencils melt together and become more painterly in style. For this work in progress, […]