My first post!

At this point, I’m just trying to find my way around. This colored pencil drawing was done about 20 years ago. Needless to say, I changed it to gray scale in Photoshop.


About Brenda Hoddinott
Award-winning artist and author; illustrator, art educator, curriculum designer, co-owner of, owner of Drawspace Publishing, and retired forensic artist Brenda has developed art curricula and taught multidisciplinary arts since 1980. During her 25-year career as a forensic artist, Brenda worked with diverse criminal investigative agencies including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Department of National Defense, private investigative agencies, and municipal police departments. Brenda and her partner John live in the suburbs of Halifax, Nova Scotia with their two SPCA rescue dogs: Timber the Huskador and Katie the Pitweiler. Their blended human family includes five adult children and two grandchildren. Books by Brenda Hoddinott include: 2012: Introduction to Contour Lines (Drawspace Publishing) 2012: Introduction to Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2011: Illustrated Dictionary of Art-Related Terms (Drawspace Publishing) 2010: Getting Started with Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2004: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Drawing People Illustrated (Alpha Books) 2003: Drawing for Dummies (Wiley Publishing, Inc.)

3 Responses to My first post!

  1. johnpercy says:

    Great pic! one of my faves!


  2. Welcome to the blogging world, I hope it brings you as much joy and friendships as it has brought me. Lovely picture thanks for sharing. Karen


  3. apartment25 says:

    I just found your lesson on perspective and all I could say was “Thank you universe for leading me to Brenda”. Searched for resources in the past 3 years to teach me the fundamentals of perspective and only now have I found what finally clicks. Keep on keeping on Brenda!


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