Painting and Drawing a Tui

I read an engaging article today in a National geographic about NZ’s iconic Tui. It tells the story of a fledgling which turned up at the Whangarei Native Bird recovery … Read More

Can Anyone Learn to Draw?

Anyone can learn to draw. The dog was drawn by one of my students who took great pleasure in creating this portrait of her cherished companion. Children under ten are … Read More

Seeing is believing and vice versa

Most of the time, because we are left hemispheric dominant, what we see is only part of what is actually present. This way of seeing enables our survival, supporting us … Read More

Is My Drawing Finished Yet??

I’ve just finished drawing a pear to demonstrate the classical drawing style and as I drew near the end of the drawing, the thought ‘how do I know when I’m … Read More