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UK STUDIO WORKSHOPS  2015
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MARCH 27th to 29th — FOUNDATION or INTERMEDIATE option
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Located in my studio near Thirsk, N. Yorkshire
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Artograph DB300 for sale - USA
Probably the best and most versatile Graphics Projector ever made, and sadly no longer available.

This ARTOGRAPH DB300 is in excellent condition and for sale in the USA.

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I've teamed up with JD Hillberry to present our new joint Drawing Forum. Join me and JD at TheDrawingForum.com - visit as a guest or register and post your work in any of the forums. TDF is a learning centre and the place for honest and constructive critiques from fellow artists. And please feel free to comment on any submitted work as fresh eyes are a gift to hard-working Artists.
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Art Marketing Association interview with Mike Sibley
ART MARKETING ASSOCIATION interview with Mike Sibley
Doug Farrick of the AMA interviewed me via Skype covering everything
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Get a sandwich and coffee... it's long!

Graphite Pencil Drawing Book by Mike Sibley
Foreword by
DAVID SHEPHERD
OBE FRSA FRGS

'Drawing from Line to Life'

625 illustrations and 288 pages:
  • Materials
  • Methods
  • Techniques
  • Philosophy
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Line drawing to near-reality
  • Suit Novice to Advanced
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Written by Mike Sibley with over
25 years of professional experience

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Over 50 breeds to choose from!
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RARE EXPORT EDITION for sale
Irish Water Spaniel #2 print for sale
Rare EXPORT EDITION visit Print Exchange
Never hung - in original packaging - located in UK
Border Collie print
OPEN EDITION PRINTS
Following the retirement of publisher BERJAYA, my Open Edition range of head-studies are now
available directly from Mike Sibley Fine Art

As the popular offset-litho prints become unavailable they will be replaced by top-quality giclée prints to ensure their continuing availability.
FEATURED PRINT
Bearded Collies - "Done Balin'"
DONE BALIN'

I am a self-confessed Beardie lover! Only the winter mud that surrounds us prevents me from being owned by one. They exude happiness, gaiety, and joy; and my spirits soar whenever I'm near one.

Detail from Done Balin' Bearded Collie drawing
This drawing means a lot to me. The farmer (my former neighbour) and I spent a few glorious haymaking times together. One day the sun shone brightly and we had just finished baling our hay. George drove off to stack his own and I took time out in our own field when, in my mind, I "saw" a pair of Beardies playing between the haystacks. From that day on haymaking and Beardies were permanently connected.

Included are George's old tractor and baler, his fields and the Hambleton Hills behind — so you have a picture of the field behind our house and the hills beyond.

Accompanying this Premier print were two smaller Companion prints, which came into being because I had so much good material left. Both have sold out.

Why Done Balin'? The title arose from the arcane naming of houses in the UK as Dunroamin (Done Roaming or 'settled down'). The baling of the hay is done - but no rest for us... now comes the back-breaking job of "leading" it (in the Yorkshire vernacular) into our barns.



Detail of Farmer from Bearded Collie drawing by Mike Sibley Bearded Collie and David Brown tractor - detail from the completed drawing
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