December 2017 Roundup

2017 has been an incredibly busy year. And December is an incredibly busy month. I feel like I say that every month. I'm just trying to put out the backlog of reviews and at the time that I'm writing this, I still have more than 10 book reviews waiting to be published.

Alright, these are the artbooks from the last month of 2017.


  1. My Year in Small Drawings: Notice, Draw, Appreciate by Matlida Tristram
  2. National Geographic Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark
  3. Awaking Beauty: The Art of Eyvind Earle
  4. All My Photographs Are Made With Pens
  5. Thor: Ragnarok - The Art of the Movie
  6. The Photography Exercise Book: Training Your Eye to Shoot Like a Pro by Bert Krages
  7. Audubon, On The Wings Of The World by Fabien Grolleau and Jérémie Royer
  8. Infected by Art Volume 5
  9. Painting in Watercolor: The Indispensable Guide by David Webb
  10. The Phantom of Oxley Castle published by Epigram Books
  11. Gwent: The Art of the Witcher Card Game
  12. GRAPHITE 4 Magazine by 3DTotal
  13. Journey: Digital Plein Air Paintings and Sketches by Dorothy J Hwee
  14. The Art of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
  15. Justice League: The Art of the Film
  16. The Art of Rick and Morty
  17. Iron Ladies Postcards
  18. Modern Watercolor: A playful and contemporary exploration of watercolor painting
  19. The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  20. Star Wars The Last Jedi Incredible Cross-Sections
  21. Star Wars The Last Jedi The Visual Dictionary
  22. Toccata: Art of Shilin Huang
  23. The Art of Overwatch
  24. From Sketch to Watercolour Painting: Pen, Line and Wash
  25. The Art of Star Trek: The Kelvin Timeline

Product reviews

The video reviews for XP Pen Artist 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch and Artisul D16 will appear in January 2018.

  1. Artisul D16 Pen Display
  2. Testing 11 paper samples from Legion Paper
  3. Huion Kamvas GT-190 Pen Display
  4. Lemon Yellow + Quin Magenta + Cerulean Blue Chromium (Limited Palette)
  5. Quinacridone Magenta vs Permanent Alizarin Crimson (Daniel Smith Watercolor)
  6. Leda Art Supply Sketchbook
  7. Daniel Smith's Primatek Watercolor Set


After looking at the roundup from 2016's December, I realised I forgot to make a 2017 recap video.

2017 has been particularly busy because I made a total 316 videos. And that includes videos for my patrons and online drawing courses. I hope I can continue at the same work rate for 2018.

  1. Mellower Coffee (Cafe Sketching)
  2. Quick Sketch at Kampong Glam (Dec 2017)
  3. Review: My Year In Small Drawings by Matilda Tristram
  4. Unlucky Eve of Christmas Eve (Chronological)
  5. Unlucky Eve of Christmas Eve (Reverse Chronological)
  6. Review: Huion Kamvas GT-190 Pen Display
  7. Review: Etchr Slate, The Outdoor Artist Bag from Etchr Lab
  8. A Tour of Overjoyed Art Store +++ Art Supplies Gift Ideas +++ Giveaway
  9. Your Watercolour Supplies Questions Answered in Straits Art
  10. Clinton St Baking Company and Restaurant (Cafe Sketching Session)
  11. Review: Daniel Smith Primatek Watercolors
  12. Artbook Gift Ideas for Your Artist Friends This Holiday (2017 edition)
  13. Review: Copic Drawing Pen F01
  14. Patreon's new service fee sucks, doesn't improve anything
  15. How to Measure Angles When Sketching Outdoors
  16. All my Sketches from Amaravati
  17. Review: All my Photographs are Made with Pens by Tommy Kane
  18. Lemon Yellow + Quin Magenta + Cerulean Blue Chromium (Limited Palette)
  19. Silly Things About Files App That Frustrates Me

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