So you’re a grown up now. All serious and such. But you still want to be creative. Charlie O’Shields latest book “Sketching Stuff – Create like a Kid Again’ is all about that. Don’t be fooled by the fun, bold illustrations. A young child would probably enjoy looking at them, and might instantly start creatingContinue reading “Book Review: Sketching Stuff-Create Like a Kid Again!”
I can remember being scolded as a child because I liked to scribble in my storybooks. The illustrations inspired me and I wanted to be part of the story. Charlie O’Shields has written the second book in the Sketching Stuff “Draw Upon A Time” series. The story is written in rhyme, and follows a lonelyContinue reading “Review: One Little Dog”
Charlie O’Shields latest is ‘One Little Mouse’, a Draw Upon a Time interactive storybook. It isn’t the average activity book, and it isn’t the average storybook. It’s a unique blending of the two. The illustrations are lively and colorful, a blend of hand-drawn and digital work. The story is written in rhyme, and it’s aboutContinue reading “Review: One Little Mouse”
Looking for a watercolor brush set that is vegan, synthetic, holds a good amount of water, and has tips that spring back into shape easily? The ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush Set offers just that. Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about the ZenArt Black Tulip Watercolor Brush set.
Do you like painting florals? Or want to learn how to paint them? Ever thought about incorporating flowers into your calligraphy? Vidhi Khandelwal shows you a quick and easy method to paint beautiful, decorative florals with gouache. Please check out my review at Doodlewash to learn more about ‘Painting Florals with Gouache’.
This is the second book in Charlie O’Shields Sketching Stuff Activity books. The theme for the first book was Nature and this time out the theme is Food. Gather up some snacks, because you’ll be hungry by the time you’re through with the book, lol. Before I forget, there is a Sketching Stuff Facebook GroupContinue reading “REVIEW – Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Food”
Artwork: Zebra Pen Technical Pen and Finetec Watercolor in Sketching Stuff Activity book. If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #17 , you can find it here. The prompt at Doodlewash today is Golden Opportunity. You may be thinking ‘Where’s the Gold?’ Well, this seemed like a golden opportunity forContinue reading “Golden Opportunity”
If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #16 , you can find it here. Artwork: Zebra Pen Technical Pen and Fineliners in Sketching Stuff Activity book. The prompt at Doodlewash today is Blue-plate Special, and I think this illustration would make a special plate. That’s my story and I’m stickingContinue reading “Blue-plate Special”
The Sketching Stuff Activity book by Charlie O’Shields has a wide range of activities. The themes of this book are fun and nature. It is written to appeal to a child, both the actual youth, and the inner child we all carry within us. Charlie puts emphasis on approaching art like a child, but don’tContinue reading “Review-Sketching Stuff Activity Book: Nature by Charlie O’Shields”
Today my review of the Hahnemühle Report & Art Sketchbook is up on Doodlewash. As well as sending me a copy of the sketchbook for review, Hahnemühle sent a copy for this giveaway, and a sampler pack of mixed media Bamboo paper. I threw in a 6-pack of Zebra Zensations pens. Last week’s winner, ChrisContinue reading “Giveaway (closed) & Review-Hahnemühle Report & Art Sketchbook”