How to Find Your Art Style

How to Find Your Art Style

So you want to know how to find your art style. I imagine when you have asked people how to do this they say either “you already have an art style” or “your art style will emerge over time”. While both answers are true, I also believe that you can speed up the process...

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Oil Painting – How to Get Started

Oil Painting – How to Get Started

Oil painting, how to get started a beginners guide It’s an interesting fact, that while oil painting has long been considered by beginners, a complicated medium to use, it’s actually one of the easiest. It’s true, there are a few things to know about oil painting...

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Use Negative Space in Art to Improve Your Drawings

Use Negative Space in Art to Improve Your Drawings

So what exactly is negative space in art? Negative space is the area around the object you are drawing. Negative space can help you find simpler shapes to draw to get your drawing proportions right. It can also help you achieve the correct relationship between items...

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Hands for Drawing Reference for Artists and Designers

Hands for Drawing Reference for Artists and Designers

If you are searching for hands for drawing reference, we have some great suggestions. Hands are something that many artists find tricky to draw, so regular practice using good quality reference photos or your own hands is well worth doing. If you use your own hands,...

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Fantastic Pose Reference for Figure Drawing

Fantastic Pose Reference for Figure Drawing

If you’re an artist looking for figure reference to draw, we’ve put together a list of resources to help you. Whether you are searching for pose reference photos to practise your figure drawing, or are a character or comic artist wanting to visualise models in action...

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How to Begin Drawing for New Artists

How to Begin Drawing for New Artists

If you want to know how to begin drawing, first things first, you do not need fancy materials. To get started drawing; any scrap paper and pen or pencil will do. But if you do want to buy some basic drawing materials here are a few things we’d suggest. Keep up to date...

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How to Become an Artist, Without going to Art School

How to Become an Artist, Without going to Art School

If you are wondering how to become an artist without going to art school, we have some things for you to consider. Firstly, there are three misconceptions about artists, that can leave you believing that becoming an artist is beyond your own reach: Artists are born...

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Find Amazing Face Reference for Drawing

Find Amazing Face Reference for Drawing

There are so many fantastic places where you can find amazing face reference for drawing. You need never draw the same portrait twice, unless of course, you want to. Google Images One of the easiest places to find portrait reference photos is to use Google Image...

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A Collaboration to Create a Children’s Book

A Collaboration to Create a Children’s Book

Eve Bluefoot and Paul Rusack came together to create a new children's book called Douglas's Starry Adventure. I know many of you are interested in writing and illustrating your own children's books so they are going to share their story. First of all please can you...

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Online Life Drawing Classes on Zoom Have You Tried One Yet?

Online Life Drawing Classes on Zoom Have You Tried One Yet?

I’ve been wanting to do some life drawing for a long time. There aren’t many local classes near me so I was pleased to see that you can now do “live” life drawing online on Zoom. When I say live, I mean that the sessions are done through zoom and a model poses for you...

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