Ask the artist: 10 questions with Joe Bean

All photos provided by the artist. All artwork by Joe Bean.Joe Bean is an artist I met through urban sketching with Sketch That, though Joe is a prolific artist and also helps run the much larger and well known Urban Sketchers Yorkshire group. Urban Sketching means drawing from life, in public places like cafes, train... Continue Reading →

Ask the artist: 10 questions with Jonathan Hooper

This interview was first published on May 5th 2018 on Helen Dryden's Patreon blog. above: Jonathan in his studio Jonathan Hooper paints Leeds. I first noticed his paintings when I saw he had painted my favourite post war shopping mall in the Northern part of Leeds city centre; the Merrion Centre. The Merrion is infamous... Continue Reading →

Ask the Artist – 10 questions with Ravenchilde Illustrations’s Peter Bradley

Thsi interview was first published on August 22nd 2017 at Peter Bradley aka Ravenchilde Illustrations is an artist I met via Facebook group Leeds Illo, a group for illustrators in Leeds. I love his drawings of strong Amazon-esque women and the other-worldly romance of his fantasy art 'Castles and Crusades' work. Peter is a... Continue Reading →

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