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Black Cat in Coloured Pencil

Black Cat in Coloured Pencil George the Cat in Coloured Pencil By Ellie Burdett Well here we go – happy birthday Ellie – with a massive smile on my face because my wonderful husband has brought me a full set – yes full set of Caran Dache Luminance Colour Pencils for my birthday. As yet READ MORE

Serenity Zebra Painting in Acrylic

Serenity Zebra Acrylic Painting “Serenity” Acrylic Zebra Painting with Damask Stripe and Butterflies by Ellie Burdett By Ellie Burdett “Serenity” Zebra Acrylic Painting with a Teal Damask Stripe and Butterflies.   A wonderful challenge this painting was to be, all I knew when I started was that I wanted to paint a Zebra.  I wanted something READ MORE

Reflections Surreal Acrylic Painting

Reflections a Surreal Acrylic Painting “Reflections” A Surreal Acrylic Painting by Ellie Burdett By Ellie Burdett Reflections….to date one of my favourite paintings I have completed so far on my artistic journey.  From choosing and editing the original image to painting and varnishing – every part of this painting was a pleasure.  Very often during READ MORE

Springer Spaniel in Acrylic

Painting a Springer Spaniel in Acrylic creating a custom pet portrait in light-fast acrylic paint on canvas By Ellie Burdett The goal this week is to paint a pet portrait in acrylic paint on canvas, not an easy task if this is your first attempt at a fur baby, however totally achievable.  There are tips READ MORE

Dragon Painting in Acrylic

Dragon Painting in Acrylic Dragon Painting in Acrylic with a flame background Blog by Ellie Burdett An Artistic Journey Starting with a small canvas I painted it black…..I wanted to do flames for the first time with the airbrush……I had the airbrush, the paints and the french curve…..here we go…….. I found a couple of READ MORE

Moonlight Unicorn in Acrylic

Moonlight Unicorn in Acrylic A dreamy painting in a combination of acrylic hand painting & airbrushing Blog by Ellie Burdett An Artistic Journey Introducing the second in this series of unicorn is the Moonlight Unicorn a variation from the Midnight Unicorn…painted in a dreamy fashion to meet the taste of the young person it was READ MORE

Gold Almond Blossom Painting;

Materials: Liquitex basics paint Liquitex glazing medium Liqutex full body unbleached titanium white Iwata airbrush with creatix paint Master series brushes (philbert) Proart Polar brushes (round)   Method: A much enjoyed variation of the usual colour for almond blossom paintings in gold.  I wanted to create a painting with warmer colours on this occasion and READ MORE

Coloured Pencil Dog Portrait

Materials: Pablo Caran Darche Coloured Pencils Strathmoore Paper Caran Darche Luminance White Pencil Zest it pencil blender   Method: This piece was defiantly a labour of love, as I did not want to compromise the paper for the drawing, I first sketched out the drawing on a regular sketch pad then transferred the image with transfer READ MORE