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Collective Creativity: How Participation & Sharing Can Support Your Development As An Illustrator

Illustration is a meritocracy - if you produce good work, have great ideas and make yourself visible, you WILL succeed. So how do you get your work seen in such a competitive industry? 

Of course, a short and polite email is always a great way to introduce your work to a potential client, but …

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Painting Tutorials With Cath Hodsman: Part 1

In the first of her painting tutorials for Writers & Artists, Cath Hodsman provides a step-by-step guide to drawing the early Bumblebee and the Alpina clematis flower.


For this, you will need:

Equipment:

  • A selection of the smallest watercolour brushes 10/0, upwards.
  • Watercolour paper. I like a …

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Painting Tutorials With Cath Hodsman: Part 2

In the second of her painting tutorials for Writers & Artists, Cath Hodsman provides a step-by-step guide to sketching the Scottish wildcat.


For this, you will need:

Equipment:

Daler Rowney Extra Smooth (Hot Pressed) watercolour paper 140lb 300 g/m2 16” x 12”

Pentel Twist-Erase 0.9 and 0.5 …

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What inspires Sally Kindberg?

Sally Kindberg is an illustrator and writer, who uses comic strip frames as ‘little theatres’ and is drawn towards dark humour and velvety black ink. She lives in London, has one daughter and many robots.

What inspires you?

Comics, journeys, bits of obscure information.

Did you …

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