Category Archives: The Art of Billy Blog

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.

‘Artful Designs’ Cozy Mystery Novel by Sharon Bill – The Second Beth Williams Mystery

‘Artful Designs’ by Sharon Bill is available from Amazon UK in eBook £1.99 and paperback £7.99. In the video below you will see a time-lapse of the art and the back page ‘blurb’ about the second Beth Williams Cozy Mystery set in Cheshire, England

eBook https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07983N35V

Paperback https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/197698615X

Amazon USA

ebook https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07983N35V

paperback https://www.amazon.com/dp/197698615X

& available in multiple Amazon nation’s stores.

Artful Designs Sharon Bill’s second Cozy Mystery novel in the Beth Williams Mystery Series

‘Artful Designs’ is Sharon Bill’s second Cozy Mystery novel – the follow up to the 5 star reviewed ‘Fête Fatale’ from 2017 – and is available from Amazon.co.uk on Kindle ebook £1.99 (and Kindle Unlimited) and paperback £7.99.

In this second Beth Williams cosy mystery Beth and her DCI twin Brother Benedict get drawn in to the theft of a John Constable watercolour from the Whitworth Art Gallery that is compounded with a murder or two!.. And Beth’s husband Drew is implicated in the sordid affair!

Amazon UK eBook
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07983N35V
Paperback
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/197698615X

Amazon.com ebook
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07983N35V
paperback
https://www.amazon.com/dp/197698615X

Artful Designs by Sharon Bill – The Second Beth Williams Mystery – A Cozy Mystery available on Amazon in Kindle eBook and Paperback

Drawing a baby portrait of Jedediah Salt-Mountain December 2017 by Billy time-lapse

Drawing Jedediah Salt-Mountain time-lapse, December 2017.

Jedediah is some friend’s first child and just for fun I thought I would do a doodle on his welcome him into the world amid his mum and dad’s family and friends. It was lovely drawing the soft features of a new born baby in this simple pencil portrait for Jedediah’s parents.

ABRSM Music Theory and Piano FREE Music tutorials on YouTune in 4K by Sharon Bill

Sharon Bill has now uploaded a full course of study for ABRSM Music Theory Grades 1, 2 and 3 onto YouTube. There are playlists for each ABRSM grade so you can start at page one of each of the relevant ABRSM Music Theory Workbook and study in realtime with Sharon through the entire book.

Sharon Bill’s ABRSM Music Theory Grades 1, 2 and 3 and Piano YouTube Lessons in 4K

I can vouch for the teaching as when we homeschooled our children I did ABRSM Grades 1, 2 and 3 and I achieved 100% in grades 1 and 2 and a distinction in grade 3 when I took the music theory examination. Below is the introduction video to the ABRSM Grade 1 YouTube playlist. The introduction covers Sharon’s outline to her course of Study right through to Grade 5.

For each of the series there is a FREE DOWNLOAD PDF guide from Sharon’s website in A4 and US Letter sizes that she refers to in each of the videos. Sharon has used these for over 25 years with all of her private music tuition pupils.

http://www.sharonbill.com

Major Scale Practical Explained – Piano and Music Theory Lessons 13 Video Playlist with Sharon Bill

Here’s a great beginners piano lesson YouTube playlist from Sharon Bill filmed in 4K covering the basics of all the major scales. Sharon shows the basic construction of the major scale and then does each particular scale C major, D Major G major all the way through into the flat major scales too.

Sharon shows hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. She also gives tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.