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:
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, watercolor painter Carl Dalio demonstrates his techniques for painting cloudy skies. After sketching out his entire drawing on watercolor paper, Carl starts right in with the sky. Take a look: Click here to get the full-length tutorial by Carl Dalio from Creative Cat. . . read more
In this short video from Creative Catalyst Productions, Carl Dalio shares some great tips on painting realistic figures inside landscape paintings. As you'll see, it's not about adding lots of detail in order to create realism, but simply creating shapes that "feel" like human figures. Carl st. . . read more
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 referenc. . . 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
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