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The Artist Wild Dog step-by-step article

Out today, 16th September 2022, is my first step-by-step pastel pencil article of a Wild Dog for The Artist magazine

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The Artist Wild Dog step-by-step article

Lucy

Out today, 16th September 2022, is my first step-by-step pastel pencil article of a Wild Dog for The Artist magazine
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Painting white whiskers on a big cat

How to paint white whiskers on a black leopard
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Using different surfaces with graphite pencils

Using different surfaces with graphite pencils
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New Leisure Painter Puppy Article!

Lucy

Part 3 in my step-by-step series of 'How to paint with pastel pencils' featured in The Leisure Painter magazine, is available from today, the 17th June 2022! 
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New Leisure Painter Article!

Lucy

New leisure painter article on how to draw a scottish wildcat eye! Part 2 in my step-by-step series of 'How to paint with pastel pencils' featured in The Leisure Painter magazine, is available from today 13th May 2022!
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New April Leisure Painter Article Videos NOW LIVE!

Lucy Swinburne

My next step-by-step article in my ongoing series of 'How to paint with pastel pencils' featured in The Leisure Painter magazine, is now out there and was published on Thursday April 14th!
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New Website Redesign 3rd April 2022 Launch!

Lucy

We are always looking to improve the website and how it works for you, so on 3rd April 2022 the new, smoother, user friendly site we have been working on will be launched!
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NEW Digital Step by Step books!

Lucy

I've been working hard to bring you some new content and it is almost ready to share with you! How would you like to learn how to paint a lovely young ballerina from start to finish? Or maybe you'd prefer to learn how to paint the portrait of a chestnut horse or a cute snow leopard cub?
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17th January 2022 - Urgent updates to website happening today!

Lucy

We have been experiencing a few teething problems with the Video Tutorials pages for the Taming Wildlife book and The Leisure Painter magazine and unfortunately, this means we are having to do some urgent work on the site today. This may mean you are temporarily unable to access some areas.
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New Products on 29th Nov to the Shop!

Lucy

New Products on 29th Nov to the Shop! No longer is this website just for Taming Wildlife with Pastel Pencils alone, now we are branching out to bring all of my skills under one roof meaning of course the website! Animal portrait greeting cards, digital step by step books, animal commissions and much more!
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New Article for the Leisure Painter Magazine!

Lucy

I have just written a highly detailed step-by-step article on how to paint a very popular animal subject (I can’t reveal what it is yet sorry!) due to be published in The Leisure Painter magazine on 24th December 2021.
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Leisure Painter Update Videos & Reference

Lucy

Just a quick update on the Grey Wolf step-by-step for The Leisure Painter magazine which has now been published – I made the front cover - yippee!!
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Leisure Painter Videos are now LIVE!

Lucy

The videos are now live! We had a few technical issues with YouTube and of course a few glitches with the site but everything should be up and running now.
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