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  • When "Doodling" becomes an Artform - feature on Steve Turner

    Steve Turner uses Strathmore Bristol Smooth to create the designs for his linear colouring books and T-shirts.  He has transformed the Doodle into inspirational art, giving pleasure to hundreds of artists and creatives who buy and enjoy his books. We catch up with him in-between him honing his cross-hatch method and fulfilling commissions. 

    Steve Turner tropical

    Can you give us a bit of background on yourself? How you started as an artist? 

    My background has always been in art. I studied at Art College after school, before moving on to train in animation at university. Following graduation, I became a graphic designer. After a decade in the wilderness, I picked up pens again just a couple of years ago as a form of relaxation. I started doing what I did as a kid - mindless doodles to fill a page. This became a hobby and I started researching other artists - I found out that “doodling” is a popular artform in itself. I started posting pictures of the things I had drawn online, and people started asking me for custom



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