Category Archives: The Art of Billy Blog

Drawing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle The Royal Wedding 2018

Here is my portrait time-lapse drawing of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after their Royal Wedding in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on 19th May 2018.

After their wonderful wedding in front of the Queen, family, friends and nearly two billion people globally via television and the internet Harry and Meghan became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Prince William was Harry’s best man and Meghan was walked down the isle by Prince Charles. Many celebrities were guests at the wedding including George and Amal Clooney, David and Victoria Beckham and Elton John among many others.

The service was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the ‘Love and Fire’ sermon was delivered from The Most Reverend Michael Curry, primate of the Episcopal Church in the USA.

After which Harry and Meghan went in an open top horse drawn carriage around Windsor in front of the over 100,000 crowd of well wishers from all around the world. THey left for their evening reception in a modified electric classic E Type Jaguar.

Drawing Avicii. Time-lapse drawing of Swedish EDM DJ Tim Bergling

Drawing Avicii time-lapse.

Here is my portrait time-lapse drawing of Swedish DJ Avicii, Tim Bergling, who sadly died aged 28 in April 2018.

Avicii worked with many musicians including Madonna, Chris Martin from Coldplay and Rita Ora with hits including Wake Me Up, Hey Brother and the recent Rita Ora track Lonely Together.

Oil Painting of Jonathan Rea the 2017 Triple WorldSBK Champion Time-lapse by Billy

Here is my full timelapse of my oil on linen canvas painting ofJonathan Rea riding the Factory Kawasaki ZX-10R Superbike to become the 2017 World Superbike Champion for the third time in succession. Jonathan made history as the first consecutive Triple WorldSBK Champion.

The oil painting shows Jonathan piloting his ZX-10R Superbike at the home of World Superbike racing, Donington Park Circuit, about to claim a home win ending Tom Sykes nine straight victories at the circuit.

The painting is available as a fine art print limited to only 165 copies from my website http://www.billyart.co.uk

Jonathan Rea Triple World Superbike Champion Oil Painting by Billy WIP Update 5th March 2018

Detail of Jonathan Rea in his Arai lid and Alpinestars leathers is now complete on my oil painting of him at Donington Park on his way to his first home round win. I use Rosemary and Company Brushes and Winsor and Newton Artist Oils for my painting. 🖌️🎨🏁🏆🏆🏆

Onto his Kawasaki ZX-10R Superbike next 👍😃

Detail of Jonathan Rea, Triple World Superbike Champion, complete on Billy the Artist’s Oil Painting

How to Draw Dug, Hognob, Goona and Lord Nooth from the Early Man Aardman Animation Movie

How to draw Dug, Hognob, Goona and Lord Nooth from Early Man in real time fully narrated. Links to the full videos below and over 90 videos in my How to Draw Playlist.

These beginners art tutorials take you from a blank piece of paper with a 2b pencil to a finished drawing of Dug (voiced by Eddie Redmayne – Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts Movies by J K Rowling), Hognob, Goona (Maisie Williams) and Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) in real time!

How to Draw Hognob from the Early Man Aardman Animation Movie

How to draw Hognob from Early Man in real time fully narrated.

Early Man is the new claymation film from Nick Park and Aardman Animation Studios who created Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep among many other amazing projects.

This beginners art tutorial takes you from a blank piece of paper with a 2b pencil to a finished drawing of Hobnob the ginger Wild Boar who is the silent partner (not pet really – just as Gromit was to Wallace) of Dug (voiced by Eddie Redmayne – Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them by J K Rowling) in real time!

How to Draw Dug from the Early Man Aardman Animation Movie voiced by Eddie Redmayne

How to draw Dug from Early Man in real time fully narrated.

Early Man is the new claymation film from Nick Park and Aardman Animation Studios who created Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep among many other amazing projects.

This beginners art tutorial takes you from a blank piece of paper with a 2b pencil to a finished drawing of Dug (voiced by Eddie Redmayne – Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts Movies by J K Rowling) in real time!

Drawing Bill Bailey Comedian Larks in Transit Tour Quick Sketchbook Warm Up Time lapse

A Quick Sketchbook Drawing Bill Bailey the comedian on his Larks in Transit UK tour February 2018 time-lapse.

This drawing is a quick warm up exercise sketchbook doodle. The actual drawing took about 25 minutes in real time and a full narrated video will be online soon of that fully narrated art video.

Bill Bailey has appeared in TV comedy programme Black Books, Spaced and on Never Mind the Buzzcocks , Have I Got News for You and QI among many others. He has been a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe and played at Glastonbury.

Bill also does wildlife documentaries and a very keen bird watcher and conservationist.

ABRSM Music Theory Grade 2 Past Paper 2016 A YouTube Video Part 1 with Sharon Bill

In this music theory lesson Sharon works through the first section of ABRSM Grade 2 Past Paper A, 2016. Part two tomorrow and three the day after. Sharon explains how to thoroughly read and answer each question, showing you how to achieve top marks in your ABRSM Music Theory Exam.

This is past paper is part of a full playlist taking you right through the Grade 2 ABRSM Music Theory workbook. This teaching helped me gain 100% in my grade two exam.

Here is the full ABRSM Music Theory Grade 2 full playlist link.