In today’s video clip, Terry Isaac will demonstrate how using the right materials can make transferring a drawing to your canvas very simple. In fact, all you need is some transfer paper and a pencil.
As you’ll see in the video below, Terry is creating a wildlife painting from several reference materials. With his background completely painted, he’s now ready to add a hummingbird that he’s sketched on another piece of paper. Take a look at how he transfers that drawing over to his canvas:
Finally, my "big project" is finished! It’s been a crazy day with a lot going on, but foliotwist.com is finally live and online! Since I’ve kept it a complete secret up until launch, here’s a quick (mostly visual) overview of what it does. . .read more
In today’s video tutorial, collage artist Carrie Burns Brown demonstrates several ingenious techniques (which I believe she developed herself) for creating beautiful textured paper. Surprisingly, the materials required are cheap and easy to find—in fact, you may already have them on hand. . . read more
If you've ever drawn a line of telephone poles vanishing over the horizon, or sketched railroad tracks leading around a bend in the hills, you know that the key to achieving a realistic drawing is getting the right distance between each pole (or railroad tie). In today's video clip, Carl Dalio. . . read more
We all know how to use a basic eraser, right? Well, in today's video, illustrator Craig Nelson demonstrates a few very effective eraser techniques that you may not be as familiar with, which could come in handy during your next drawing. Take a look: NOTE: You can get the entire DVD tutorial, w. . . read more
In today's video tutorial, you’ll see how easy it is for acrylic painter Hugh Greer to quickly test out his ideas mid-painting, without the risk of ruining everything he’s done so far if his idea doesn’t pan out. You can do the same thing. . . and as you'll see in the video, all it takes is a . . . read more
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