Category Archives: The Art of Billy Blog

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.

‘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.