April 28th, 2016

Whose Next for a Ride?

ARTIST: Colleen McCafferty, Australia ARTIST STATEMENT: I was inspired to paint camels by Danny Gregory’s blog on Sketchbook Skool. I remembered that I have photographed lots of camels on my travels. But having seen the camels first-hand helped enormously with my colour choices and to paint with an artist’s eye.

I usually sketch out with […]

April 10th, 2015

Jail Bird

Artist: Carol Lowne, United States Artist Statement: I sketched and painted the “Jail Bird” chicken from a reference photo; it seemed fitting as I was snowbound and confined at the time to a hotel room in Pennsylvania. I love the simplicity of certain animal shapes (like the chicken here) and the brilliant color of this […]