Author Archives: Lee Hammond

About Lee Hammond

I'm an author, artist, instructor, and police forensic illustrator. I have written for North Light Books for 20 years, with more than 30 titles published. I'm also a motivational write and speaker and I teach art workshops in Florida.

Drawing: What Kind of Paper Should You Use?

In my classes, there's a consistent question that comes up: “What paper should I use for this drawing?” There are so many varieties out there, and each one will create a different look. Here are some things to consider when selecting the paper for your project.
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Lee Hammond and Art: I’m Back!

I want to take this time to thank everyone for their outpouring of support and well wishes I have received over the last few months. So much has changed in such a short amount of time, and without the feeling of love I have received from my family, friends and fans,...

Life Goes On . . .

When faced with heartbreak and personal tragedy, it’s hard to feel as if you’ll ever be happy again. Time seems to stop, and the pain of loss can be overwhelming and debilitating. Sadness casts a cloud over everything meaningful to you. As you many of you know, I recently lost my...