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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 will demonstrate one simple, very effective method for managing that trick. Take a look:

NOTE: You can also get Carl’s full perspective drawing DVD at Creative Catalyst.

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In today's video clip, watercolorist Donna Zagotta walks us through her steps for creating a strong painting composition. As you'll see below, she takes her initial sketch and then re-works it to reduce the overall number of shapes within the piece. The final effect is a much more cohesive, visually impactful painting. Take a look: NOTE: You can get Donna's full-length instructional DVD at Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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