Monthly Archives: Jul 2021

10 Steps to an unique Kentridge-inspired charcoal landscape

Intro   Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and in today’s lesson, I am going to teach you various tips and tricks, and some advanced skills on how to use charcoal. At the end of the lesson, I will be showing you how to do a beautiful charcoal landscape, inspired by the famous South African artist William Kentridge. Charcoal as […]

Draw an oil pastels landscape inspired by Impressionism with 6 oil pastel techniques

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and I’m super excited about today’s lesson.I’m going to teach you some awesome tips and tricks on how to use oil pastels. We’ll be making a landscape honouring the Impressionists. There’s a free oil pastel printout on our blog for you to practice the various tips and tricks in this lesson. […]

Yayoi Kusama-inspired flower collage in 5 steps with Lillian Gray, including free downloads

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and I’m really excited about today’s art lesson. We are going to go and look for inspiration from the queen of polka dots, Yayoi Kusama. We will be creating a mixed media, flower-collage. For today’s lesson you will need the following: Paper in various colours A3 black card Acrylic paint […]

William Kentridge inspired bird painting in 6 steps

William Kentridge

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today’s lesson is inspired by a famous South African artist called William Kentridge. William Kentridge’s style William Kentridge is well known for his charcoal drawings but he also works in Indian ink. Today I am going to mimic the Indian ink look by using black acrylic paint as well as some […]

Finishing Amy, the adorable armadillo in just 6 steps

Armadillo sculpture

Hi everybody, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today we are adding colour to cute little Amy, the armadillo that we created in a previous video. Enjoy! For today’s lesson, you will be needing the following: sandpaper acrylic paint various size brushes water and paper towel clear spraypaint Step 1: Sand down your sculpture This creates a […]

Finishing Rory, the adorable red panda in 5 quick steps

Red panda sculpture

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today we’re finishing our beautiful red panda, Rory. For today’s lesson, you will need: black spray paint acrylic paints various size brushes water and paper towel clear spray paint Step 1: Applying base colour Step one is going to be giving your sculpture a base colour. We are going […]

Paint Kathryn the Koala in 8 easy steps

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today I’m going to finish off our little koala air-dry sculpture that we made in a previous video. Supplies Fine sandpaper Acrylic paint Water & paper towel Variety of brushes Clear spray paint For today’s lesson, you need various supplies. First up you are going to sand your sculpture […]

Make a contemporary Giraffe air-dry clay sculpture in 12 easy steps

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today I’m going to show you how to make a beautiful contemporary giraffe out of air-dry clay. Supplies Dala air-dry clay Pottery tools Newspaper print tape a roller two dowel sticks a dinner plate Step 1 – Cut the air-dry Clay   Use your clay tension wire from your pottery […]