New Sketching Tutorial! Now In My Etsy Store!

For anyone who’s always wanted to sketch but doesn’t know where to begin my first downloadable pdf tutorial “A Beginner’s Guide To Sketching, Part 1” is now available here in my Fox Studio Etsy Store! I strongly believe that art is for everyone and that anyone can learn to sketch or draw as an enjoyable […]

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Ink Tests for Water Resistence

A week or so ago I experimented with a variety of inks on the sketchbook and drawing papers I like best to find out how water resistant they are on each one. What I want to do is go out into the field with my dip pens and watercolors, draw something in ink and then […]

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Testing My Current Inks for Water Resistence

I did this test last week because I’d like to be able to combine dip pen drawings and watercolor for working on location, either drawing first or watercolor first or back and forth, my choice without having to worry about it. The former means that I need ink that can take as wet a wash […]

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My Current Field Kit- Wet Media

This is what I take into the field for doing watercolor. It all fits nicely into a day pack (see below). Supply list: 1 Yarka Watercolor set 14 Watercolor brushes of various brands, shapes and sizes 1 7×5″ Strathmore Windpower sketchbook for composition and value studies prior to painting 1 Arches cold press watercolor block, […]

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My Current Field Sketching Kit: Dry Media

This is my “grab and go” kit. It and a 7×5″ sketchbook will fit in my purse. The zip pouch is from Global Art and, as you’ll see I use quite a few of them for dry media in various combinations. Contents:1 Copic Multiliner SP 0.1 pen1 Pilot fountain pen, extra fine nib (EF)1 Platinum […]

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