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Welcome to the Artistic Biker's Inter-Web Space!

The Artistic Biker is me, Jonathan "Blade" Manning.
A treasure troll of a man, with hobbit feet and a sharp pointy head.
The Artistic Biker is a blunt force journey through the art world and art journaling. If Bob Ross, Red Green and Justin Wilson had a love child, it would be The Artistic Biker!
The Artistic Biker Live!

Mondays from 6-8p central

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And on Twitter, I'm @BladeTheArtist

What’s On Your Easel 12Feb2017

February 14th, 2017
An image of me standing in front of Van Gogh's self portrait

Me in front of a Van Gogh

Each week at The Artistic Biker Live we highlight your works and use them to inspire others. This week’s easels are from Pamela French and Laura Church.

Weekly “Daily” “Random” Objects 11FEB2017

February 11th, 2017
"Daily" "Random" Object drawing sketch

“Daily” “Random” Object drawing sketch

ALMOST every day I grab a “Random” Object out of my sack to draw. I like to do it first thing in the morning as it sets the tone for the rest of my day. Here are this week’s drawings and reference photos for you to play along.

How To Art Extra: sketch tips

February 5th, 2017
Reference Photos for Daily Drawing

“Random” Object

I thought I would take a minute and walk you through my processes for the “Random” Object drawings.

Weekly “Daily” “Random” Objects 04FEB2017

February 4th, 2017

Here are this week’s ALMOST Daily “Random” Object Reference Photos for Daily Drawing

Mini Speed Painting Sunset S7E34

February 3rd, 2017
Mini Sunset Acrylic Painting

Mini Sunset Acrylic Painting

The minis are acrylic on the face of a regulation poker sized playing card.

You can watch a high speed version of this painting at The You Tube Here: https://youtu.be/MfkAgmGP92U