About & Contact

Shoo being presented the HP Smart Business prize for Use of Social Media by Will Koch of Linkdin - click to enlarge

Being presented the HP Smart Business prize for Use of Social Media by Will Koch of Linkdin – click to enlarge

ShooRaynerDrawing.com is dedicated to drawing. All that drawing means is making marks. Knowing that you are free to make whatever marks you like. You may want to draw in a hyper realistic, photographic style, or you may want to draw in an abstract style.

You may want to draw with pens, pencils, charcoal, rock, rhubarb or paint. Essentially drawing is about looking, understanding and interpreting the world around you.

This site is run by award-winning children’s book author, illustrator and YouTuber, Shoo Rayner, who hopes to provide provide ongoing help and advice about drawing, creativity and being a creative person.

On this site you will find howto videos, drawing lesson videos, items on technique, inspirational interviews with creative people, professional development, personal development and the odd bit of fun to lighten things up! More about Shoo below.

You are very welcome to send stuff to Shoo at the following address:
Shoo Rayner Drawing,
50 Gloucester Rd.,
Coleford,
Glos.
GL16 8BW
United Kingdom

Alternatively, you can email me through this form:

Shoo Rayner has written and illustrated over 180 children’s books and has sold millions of copies worldwide. His artwork has even graced the packaging for MacDonald’s Happy Meals!

NextUpShoo began making drawing videos on youtube for fun, but he was soon hooked on the process. He has since had over 21 million views and gained more than 130,000 subscribers to his channels.
In 2011, Shoo won the prestigious YouTube NextUp Europe competition giving him a week being mentored at YouTube headquarters in London with 25 other from around Europe.

In 2012 Shoo was awarded the Hewlett Packard Smart Business prize for Use of Social Media. ShooRayner_HP_SmartSmall