I’m not a huge Star Wars fan, but I love the challenge of painting or sketching something for May the Fourth Be With You day each year, and seeing the progress in my art.
This year I surprised myself with this sketch, and I can honestly say I have NEVER sketched C-3PO or R2-D2 before – and they’re busy characters! That’s the main reason I decided to sketch upside down – so that I was only looking at the shapes and not letting my mind get in the way by thinking of arms and legs, etc. I really recommend having a go at drawing this way!
Members of the Paint Along of the Month Club will have already received access to “Butterfly Sky” guided videos, transcripts and printables on the site.
If you are not a Member and would like to Paint Along online with me, just click through and purchase for instant access!
Last month we talked about setting up a lightweight sketchbook kit to suit any occasion or location… so now… what are we going to draw when we are out and about?
I’ll share my tips for getting started when you are sketching in public.
It’d be great to have you there in real time (I can answer any questions you have)… but if you can’t make it at the set time, we’ll send you the replay. All good!
UPDATE – you can see the Webinar replay here –
For years I’ve wondered how I could do a webinar, because painting demonstrations can be a pretty slow process, but just last week I figured out a way!
I’ve made a list of the things I say most in a class, to answer questions or solve problems, and these are the first five. Odds are there’ll be a new learning or five for you, because I LOVE acrylics and am so happy to share the way I like to paint with them.
And if you haven’t attended a webinar before, that’s great… because it’s my first one too! I’ve attended them, but haven’t delivered one before – but I’ll be practicing my head off before we go live. Wish me luck!
The Webinar date is Thursday 24 January (that’s this week!).
You have three options so just click on the time that suits you best:
Now, here in Toowoomba, Queensland, we are +10 GMT, so if you’re on the other side of the country (or the world) please check what time it’ll be for you. I use the clock app on my phone to do that easily. And there’s a link in the confirmation email to add it to your online calendar. Easy peasy.
There’ll be gifts for attendees, and as it’s the last day before the Paint Along of the Month Club‘s first paint along goes LIVE, it’ll be your last opportunity to nab the Pre-Release price on that.
I hope you can join me for this ‘first time’ – I’m really looking forward to being able to answer questions as we go, and you’ll finish inspired and ready to paint something!
There are limits to the number of people who can attend each session, so please pick a time and register asap. You’ll then get a personal link (and I’ll send you out a reminder beforehand too).
I’ll see you in my virtual studio to talk acrylics!