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  • Tutorials are in Colored Pencil, Oil Painting, Acrylic Painting, Graphite, & Inktense

For me, art has never been about some elitist idea of the “right” way to create. It’s art!! There is no wrong way to create!!

Does your work not look the way you want right now? Paint more! No matter how good or bad your work comes out, you are at the very least getting a feel for the medium. Time is never wasted when spent painting or drawing!

YouTube Art Videos

Every week I have four new videos for artists ranging from critiques, artist vlogs, speed paintings drawings and tutorials, art Q&A and social media tips for artists. 

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Are my weekly speed paintings and drawings too fast for you?

You may like my 1-2 hour versions available for Patreon supporters! My slower videos now include voiceover tips and instruction! 

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Recent Blog Posts 

art tips, techniques, product reviews and art business advice

Smart Art Box Impasto Oil Painting

This month’s smart art box had very unexpected results for me! The type of oil paint used was one I don’t like…at all. It is a fairly inexpensive “starter” type oil paint that simply does not work for the techniques I generally use...

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Art Q&A Drawing Animals too Fluffy

Question: First of all, I wanted to thank you for your great videos. I feel I really improved my painting skills watching you ! Then, my question. My cat is very furry, and I’d like to paint her. I’ve watched a lot of your videos in which you explain how...

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Drawing a Face in Colored Pencil

This is part two of my colored pencil portrait! We’re focusing on skin, eyes, eyebrows and a beard in this tutorial. Who better to practice on than Jon Snow? Supplies used: Stonehenge paper (sold in the individual sheets, not the one that comes in the pad, that...

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Graphite Rose Art Critique

This week’s submission comes from an artist who was only 16 at the time he completed this work. You can view more work by Mustafa at This rose is beautiful! The lights and darks, the water droplets, it is really nicely done! I only...

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DIY Dry Erase Board

I wanted a dry erase board for my studio, but I didn’t want the big white ones. They just weren’t pretty enough for my space. I finally decided I could make my own and have it totally customized to my own decor. I started by purchasing an inexpensive...

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Art Q&A mixing charcoal and graphite

Obaid writes: I want to ask you about mixing between Charcoal and graphite pencils how can I merge them together ?? whenever I’ve tried to combine charcoal and pencil they don’t merge is there any way to do that ?? I don’t mix charcoal and graphite...

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I’m the co-host for the new Colored Pencil Podcast!

Can’t get enough of colored pencils? I’ve joined John Middick to bring you more info on pencils, paper, technique and even interviews with other colored pencil artists!Listen Now!