I'm so delighted you're here!
My goal is to help as many people as possible enjoy Coloured Pencil Art, increase their confidence and realise their dreams.
My Ignite members' community is carefully curated and designed to help you learn everything you need to know in order to draw realistic animals in coloured pencils.
I show you how to understand colour theory and the materials available to you as a coloured pencil artist; how to get to grips with the different methods and techniques of drawing, practicing and honing your skills, whilst also considering your confidence and mindset to get the most out of yourself and your artwork.
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Learn to Draw with Bonny
There are lots of ways you can start learning how to draw realistic animals in coloured pencil with Bonny's help.
Workshops & Courses
Spend the day drawing with me, ask me your questions and benefit from my expertise with one of my online Coloured Pencil Workshops, or buy one of my one-off courses to start learning independently today.
The Ignite Membership
Turn your coloured pencil dreams into a reality and gain access to hundreds of hours of coloured pencil tutorials, regular live sessions, personalised critiques, Q&A sessions, exclusive discounts and much, much more when you join the Ignite Membership.
Start learning new skills with the help of my free tutorials and get to grips with the different types of pencils, paper, erasers and other tools that I recommend with these free art resources.
If you prefer to read your tutorials instead of watching them, my book is perfect for you. With my in-depth, step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn how to draw beautifully realistic animals that you can be proud of!
Step by Step PDFs
Learn how to draw a range of animals in coloured pencil, from cats to dogs, horses to pigs, leopards to elephants and more with the help of my Step-By-Step PDF Tutorial Guides, available on my online shop.
My Core Values
Celebrating others' success. Ensuring everything I do comes from a place of kindness to aid development, whilst setting boundaries to protect integrity.
Delivering what I promise, consistently showing up, and staying authentic and honest in everything I do.
Always acting and behaving with compassion and with your best interest at heart.
To openly and willingly share knowledge and not withhold any information that may help in others' development.
Creating a safe space that encourages learning and development.
There's positivity in everyone, my mission is to help you find and keep yours.
Put simply, I'm in this for the long haul! You're not getting rid of me just yet!
"Bonny teaches how, why, color theory, materials explanations, and adds so much more depth to everything and at the same time….HOW EASILY DONE! She gives students everything they need from supplies needed, photos, line drawings, encouragement, resources, and more to complete, ready-to-watch courses. The Live class sessions she shares/and/or draw live while we discuss, question and draw along are especially fun education! We get to see and hear how a professional artists looks at subjects, evaluates drawing, values, colors etc. and actually plans a drawing. You can't belong to her student group without improving; even after all my experiences, I am learning daily from things she does and says"
Doris Woodruff, Texas
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