|Posted by judith selcuk on October 11, 2017 at 8:50 AM||comments (2)|
The Stargazer lily is called that because the blooms face toward the sky. They have become one of the most sought after flowers, but only last 1-3 weeks in a vase, tops.
Why not draw a Stargazer that will last forever instead? This Level 3 Jumpstart tutorial is great for colored pencil beginners who are ready for the challenge of creating an underpainting and layering several pencils to create colors and tones.
Judith Selcuk walks you through 10 easy steps to create this luminous and delicate lily in colored pencil. These 21 colors are needed.
“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” - Plato
So let's Jumpstart your colored pencil skills right away! You'll learn so much and be so proud of your results.
♦ 10 detailed steps that take you from start to finish.
♦ Large, easy to follow step-by-step images
♦ Crystal-clear, detailed layer-by-layer instruction.
♦ Trace-able line drawing plus full size reference photo.
♦ Color guides, suggested materials, hints, tips, and more.
|Posted by judith selcuk on June 3, 2017 at 6:30 AM||comments (0)|
Issue 3 of The Line magazine which is the magazine I write is now available for FREE download. Lots of fantastic articles on up and coming artists from all over the world and reviews on papers sure to help the most discerning creative. Packed full of inspiration and familiar names including MaryJane Sky, France Bauduin, Christopher Durant, Lena Rivo, Tracey Pinnington, Tiffany Dowling, Vickie Lawrence, Jess Dignam and Robyn Parker Love.
Download yours today, I hope you enjoy it!
Amongst the goodies in this edition is a profile of 26 year old artist Robyn Parker Love, continuation of our feature on "Sketching for Success" and MaryJane Sky tells us why and when she chooses Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media for her artwork.
We also take a look at Artist Trading Cards with the Church Lench Art Group, feature some of the stunning artwork submitted via our Artist papers Gallery and facebook pages, oh and there's a must read feature on Tracey Pinnington. Perfect Summer reading to get you inspired!
The magazine for all creatives!
|Posted by judith selcuk on June 2, 2017 at 3:05 PM||comments (1)|
I am proud to be working alongside the UKCPS and Derwent Pencils in delivering workshops launcing their fabulous new range of pencils called Procolour.
Each day there will be three different workshops by myself, Jake Spicer and Malcolm Cudmore. I will be able to post more details nearer the time including times and how to book a place.
|Posted by judith selcuk on June 2, 2017 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
Oh my gosh! I have entered this prestigios UK exhibition several times and never get past first selection however I am so excited to say that 'Red Hot Chilli Peppers' has been accepted into the Artist category at Patchings 2017. Words cannot explain how elated I feel and I do believe that I have come to a place in my art career where I am further ahead and grown as an artist.
Faber Castell Polychromos Caran d'Ache Luminance on Drafting Film
|Posted by judith selcuk on June 2, 2017 at 2:20 PM||comments (5)|
It was with great pride that I was selected to exhibit in this years Open International Exhibition with the UK Coloured Pencil Society at the Menier Gallery in London. I entered three piecesw this year was astounded when all three pieces were selected.
The first was Reynard, I had entered him the previous year but on that occassion he was not accepted. It goes to show how different judges have different tastes.
The second was 'Mum in a Million' which was drawn using Brush and Pencil blending powders and textured fixative on sanded paper. This beautiful rose was a present from my two littlest children on Mother's Day and has the most amazing scent.
My third piece was entitled 'Red Hot Chilli Peppers' created on drafting film using both sides. Drafting film is a plastic surface which is ideal for coloured pencil as it creates a luminous appearance and is great to add dimension and depth. whilst it does not take many layers the colours are purer and transluscent.
|Posted by judith selcuk on October 16, 2016 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by judith selcuk on October 16, 2016 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
New tomato kit launched in conjunction with Ann Kullberg USA as part of her new Jumpstart series for coloured pencil enthusiasts. This is available from her website http://annkullberg.com/collections/jumpstart/products/jumpstart-level-1-ripe-tomato-1
|Posted by judith selcuk on October 15, 2016 at 4:40 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by judith selcuk on September 8, 2015 at 11:15 AM||comments (1)|
Salty has won 1st place Jurors Choice in the Artists Papers recent 'water' competition!
|Posted by judith selcuk on July 9, 2015 at 12:40 PM||comments (1)|
My first show is this Sunday at 3pm on Create and Craft TV channel 674 on the Sky planner
Join me as I demonstrate a delightful garden Robin in watercolour pencils on the fantastic Strathmore Bristol paper. Every paper pack purchased gets a free CD with 3 of my tutorial on! I think you will agree that it's a fantastic gift, like having your very own art tutor in the room with you. Each disc includes a drawing lesson and two projects with all the instructions you will need and even printable outlines and reference photos!
Tune in this Sunday and enjoy the fun!