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ART & ARTISTS
JD Hillberry
Amazing Trompe L'Oeil, Western, Portraiture, Still Lifes... All executed with great skill by a master artist. Do not miss this opportunity to visit J.D. Hillberry!
Alexei Antonov - stunning oil paintings using the traditional Flemish Masters techniques
The new Old Master — Alexei Antonov produces stunning oil paintings using the traditional Flemish Masters techniques. Visit AntonovArt.com now and indulge yourself with today's finest contemporary artworks.
Diane Wright Fine Art American Rural and Heritage pencil drawings - plus Artists's drawing tutorials.
Diane Wright creates beautifully evocative and atmospheric scenes of old American barns - capturing their dilapidated beauty before they disappear forever. Diane also accepts commissions for portraiture and home, and offers a bespoke giclée printing service for other graphite artists.
Visit Vincent Whitehead for the best in Ballpoint Pen art and tutorials.
American artist Vincent Whitehead specialises in superbly accomplished ballpoint artwork. Well worth a visit! Also offers tutorials.
Visit Karen Hargett Fine Art for detailed horse, wildlife, and other graphite pencil and pastel drawings.
Karen Hargett Fine Art ~ detailed horse, wildlife, and other graphite pencil and pastel drawings.
Visit DC ARTWORK for Fishing portraits, celebrity artwork, commissioned portraiture, and more...
Visit DC ARTWORK for Fishing portraits, celebrity artwork, commissioned portraiture, and more..."
Visit Marie Brown Fine Art for detailed portraiture and pet portraits.
Visit Marie Brown Fine Art for detailed portraiture and pet portraits.
Giles Illsley Fine Art for detailed Arcitectural, Wildlife, Pet, and other drawings and pastel paintings.
Giles Illsley Fine Art for detailed Wildlife, Architectural, Pet, and other drawings and pastel paintings.
Art by Edith Y. Harris - Edith is a professional artist creating realistic artwork in graphite, pastel, watercolour and acrylics.
The Kavanagh Collection features art by Edith Harris - Edith is a professional artist creating realistic artwork in graphite, pastel, watercolour and acrylics. Commission Edith and secure a lovely realistic piece of artwork for yourself, your family and your friends that will not only last a life time but will give a life time of pleasure too.
Julian Court - Commissioned pencil drawings in exquisite detail
Julian Court Drawing - for commissioned pencil drawings in exquisite detail.
Linda Weil
Linda Weil is an artist with a natural talent and an eye for bringing out the character of her subjects. She has a wonderful, deceptively simple style that belies the accomplished workmanship involved. You will be impressed!
RichAdamsPhoto
Rich Adams is rapidly becoming a master of his craft - keep a very close eye on this site and revisit often! Realistic graphite pencil drawings of people and animals. Specializing in the illustration of Animals, Portraits, Landscapes and the West.
Bev Lewis - commission a beautiful and realistic portrait of your pet or of any other animal.
Bev Lewis - commission a beautiful and realistic portrait of your pet or of any other animal.
Fine art prints featuring the work of Wildlife and Sporting artist Jonathan Pointer.
Fine art prints featuring the work of Wildlife and Sporting artist Jonathan Pointer.
Mike Benee
Mike Benée is a talented artist new to the Pet Portrait scene - keep an eye on this new website!
Animal Art and Pet Portraits by Colette Theriault
Colette Theriault - Animal Art and Pet Portraits. Affordable and realistic, true-to-life graphite and coloured pencil drawings, pastel and watercolour paintings of animals and pets; custom pet portraits of dogs, cats, horses, ponies, birds, small animals and any domestic pets from photograph and images by fine artist Colette Theriault.
Carole Raschella
Carole Raschella - Specializing in hand-drawn, black and white, photorealistic renderings in graphite. Painting with pencils. Originals, prints and commissions.
Patrick Bulger
Patrick Bulger - Fine Artists & Memorialist. Accomplished Granite Etching, Pen & Ink, Airbrush, and Pencil works.
Laurie McGinley graphite pencil animal art.
Laurie McGinley - Talented American artist working in graphite, oils and acrylic media. Primarily an animal artist (dogs, horses, and American wildlife) Laurie also depicts landscapes and other subjects, such as the mountains of Wyoming and Montana and the history and beauty of Ireland.
Ann Kullberg art
Ann Kullberg is the source for all things Coloured Pencil. Tutorials, magazine, critiques... you name it and you'll find it here. But above all else is Ann's own superb work. Visit this site at your peril - you won't want to leave!
Mike Budden illustrator and artist
The Magic of Pen & Ink - also including graphite pencil drawings.
Eric Wilson Wildlife paintings
Eric Wilson produces excellent pastel, acrylic and oil works featuring African and other wildlife.
Karen Townsend - superb pet portraits.
Karen Townsend for realistic graphite pencil drawings of celebrities, children, male and female portraits and horse and pet portraits.
Wildlife Pastels and paintings by Debbie Hughbanks
Debbie Hughbanks ~ Washington, artist specialising in pastel & paintings of western and wildlife (animal related) themes.
Graphite pencil drawings by Nolon Stacey
Visit Nolon Stacey's site for a collection of beautifully crafted graphite drawings, from animals and people to architecture - take a hamper and a comfy chair... you will not want to leave!
DMC Creative World counted crosstich kits
DMC Creative World - Counted cross stitch kits of dogs by Mike Sibley. Jack Russell, Springer Spaniel, Border Collie, Golden Retriever and Yellow Labrador...so far!
Tom Fletcher's - Facebook page with many fine graphite drawings for you to enjoy.
Dave Butcher - UK Wildart Pencil Drawings and Photography.
Faith Ciambriello - Portraiture, Fantasy and other artwork in graphite pencil and other media.
Australian born Terry Jackson is a self taught, award winning artist specialising in realistic graphite and pastel drawings of Wild Animals.
Robb Scott - talented Nova Scotia pencil artist - inspiring, realistic drawings, rich with detail and emotion.
Rodney Schertz - A growing collection of accomplished graphite pencil drawings.
The Extraordinary Pencil - Marsha Robinett's drawing style is Expressive Realism. Working in Carbon, Charcoal, and Graphite, she specializes in Portraits, Still Life, Animal, and Figurative Drawings. Commissions are welcome.
David and Faith Te - Stop by Artistic Realism.com for realistic fine art in graphite and charcoal.
Brian Duey - Grand Rapids, USA, pencil artist. Superb graphite pencil drawings, and coloured pencil artwork.
Della Nuthall - Pet Portraiture by commission. Della uses quality pastels and coloured pencils, and all she needs is a good clear photograph to work from. She pays attention to detail and guarantees a good likeness.
A recent site featuring beautiful, imaginative art centred around human/orca morphs. I can personally highly recommend this work!
Vancouver artist Tracey Costescu specialises in portraits of people, pets and wildlife art. All portraits are hand drawn using graphite and charcoal. Prints are also available upon request.
Original and custom colour pencil artwork, photography and design by artist Carol Moore. Specializing in wildlife, equine, pets, florals, landscapes, fantasy and mystical portraits.
 


DRAWING TIPS and TUTORIALS
DrawSpace - Free online lessons and commercial correspondence courses
DrawSpace.com — offers hundreds of free art lessons - and subscription correspondence courses, including those by Mike Sibley. Join me in my 8-week Graphite Pencil "Drawing from Line to Life" courses.
Artgraphica - Free and commercial art lessons
Artgraphica — offers free art lessons and commercial art video tutorial guides for artists of all abilities, covering all mediums from pencil to oil painting.
Artgraphica - Free and commercial art lessons
The FARP — 'Fantasy Art Resource Project' at Elfwood provides a wide range of skilfully written tutorials. If you needs tips or assistance this is the place to look.
Creative Spotlight
Creative Spotlight — A comprehensive index of links to drawing tutorials and tips - including, of course, mine!
Stationery Art Projects For Kids
Stationery Art Projects For Kids — Allison De Meulder's resource guide for kids will give you some ideas on what to do and how to get started.
Art Instruction Blog
The Art Instruction Blog — Creative Spotlight's other arm. The best resource online for free art lessons, covering a variety of different mediums including oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolour painting, pastels and more! There is also an assortment of great resources should you want to further your studies at home - including Art Supplies, Art Instruction Books, Art Instruction Videos and more!
Visit Vincent Whitehead for the best in Ballpoint Pen art and tutorials.
Talented ballpoint pen artist Vincent Whitehead presents in-depth tutorials on drawing trees and other subjects.
Diane Wright Fine Art American Rural and Heritage pencil drawings - plus Artists's drawing tutorials.
Diane Wright presents an in-depth tutorial on drawing trees, and more tutorials are being added at regular intervals. Bookmark this site!
Gluck Method
The Gluck Method — specialises in teaching children and adults the beauty of fine art and wishes to bring about the beauty of fine art into the world once again.
Henk Prinsloo
Enjoy the accomplished work of Henk Prinsloo and sample Henk's excellent 90+ pages of flash interactive pencil drawing tutorial available for just $19.50!
Drawing tips from artist Susan Sedia. While you're there take a trip through her galleries of Faeries, Dragons, Angels, Fantastic creatures, and many other subjects in a variety of mediums.
 


ART RESOURCES
The Drawing Forum
TheDrawingForum — Run by Mike Sibley and JD Hillbery in partnership - Super, friendly, informative Forums for artists of all abilities. Features forums hosted by professional artists Mike Sibley and J.D. Hillberry - plus a variety of other helpful forums.
ARTOGRAPH Projectors
Artograph — A superb product line of art projectors, light boxes and spray booths.
100 Top Tools features a varied and wide collection of resources researched by Lindsey Wilder covering the best sites and tools for design, fonts, typography etc..
The Pencil Art Society
The Pencil Art Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the recognition of pencil media, specifically graphite pencil and coloured pencil, as fine art.
FotoSearch
Art Photographs at Foto Search ~ Foto Search Stock Photography allows you to search from more than 15 million images starting at just $9. You can also find royalty-free clipart pictures, illustrations, stock video clips, maps, and more. The website contains around 2,000,000 photos that relate to nature.
CanStockPhoto
Can Stock Photo offers over 4 million professional royalty free stock photos which have been submitted by freelance artists and photographers. Artists can sign up for free and submit their work and earn cash. Offering free weekly downloads with thousands of new images added every week.
Go-Graph
GoGraph offers flexible royalty free stock photography, vectors, illustrations, graphics, and stock footage at low prices. Visitors can purchase and download stock images immediately.
About.com
Mike is a regular visitor to the Drawing & Sketching forum. Moderator Helen South has rebuilt it to its former glory! Many other forums available.
art links
My art website is listed at All Art Links!
The Society of All Artists
The SAA exists 'to inform, encourage and inspire all who want to paint...' (or DRAW!) whatever their ability, from complete beginners to professional artists. Mike is an SAA Professional Associate (PA).
We wanted to say thank you for your Links page all the way from California! My Girl Scouts are working hard to get their Arts and Crafts badge this week and found your resources to be very helpful! As a thank you, the group would like to suggest this Painting, Coloring, Drawing and More - For Kids! page.
Professional-Artists.com
A host of links to sites of Professional Artists. Whatever your taste in art you'll find something here to please your senses.
World Wide Art Resources
The World Wide Art Resources is a great place to find artists and art on the web. Including, of course, Mike Sibley Fine Art!
PainterGallery.com
PainterGallery has a wide variety of art listings worldwide - including Mike Sibley Fine art.
World Art Listing
The World Art Listings contain a searchable directory of artists including Mike Sibley Fine Art.  The site also offers an annual International Art Competition - visit the site for details and to complete the entry form.
Art-Mine.com directory
Art-Mine - Wide variety of original fine art for sale. Personalized art consulting services. Mediums include; paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, mixed media and more. Under the management of Agora Gallery. Established in 1984.
The Art List Art -- Exhibition Listings
The Art List - The #1 newsletter for art and photography contests. Subscribe for only $10/year, and get detailed listings to 125+ upcoming art and photo contests emailed to you each month.  Free edition also available.
The Art History Guide
The Art History Guide - Art Movements, Art Galleries, Famous Artist Biographies, Art Prints, Art History... everything you wanted to know about art in past times - and the present.
 


GENERAL INTEREST
Missing Pets Bureau
The Missing Pets Bureau operates a UK-wide Missing Pets Register and works closely with 10,000 pet care organisations. This includes major Charities, Rescue Centres, Dog Wardens, the Police and Vets. The service includes 24-hour emergency response and a unique pet identification tag. If the worst happens - they will help you get your pet back.
NYSS
Mike and Jenny are members of the North Yorkshire Smallholders Society. Very helpful and informative site well worth a visit. Good regular newsletter with useful advertisements for equipment etc.
Vintagers
The Vintagers Order of Edwardian Gunners is dedicated to the use and appreciation of side-by-side shotguns, fine game guns, and rifles. Shotgun heaven for shooting fans!
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