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Warm up exercises for drawing are shown in the photo above. On the left and center sheets, explore your pencils’ value range. . . read more

Let’s see what happens when paper and tea meet up—intentionally. Recently I took a variety of black, green, and herb teas and. . . read more

In recent years, there's been a huge surge in the popularity of watercolour illustration, particularly relating to food. Brands are looking for softer, more natural visual representations of their products, and illustrators are responding with increasingly creative techniques.

Georgina Luck is a Sussex-based artist whose fresh and vibrant illustrations have been commissioned by. . . read more

You’ve worked on a complicated, vignette-style drawing for hours. You’re almost finished when you notice a stray mark on the. . . read more

Recently I decided to make some fun labels for my art supply chest that holds tools, markers, and media. I visualized them in. . . read more

Today's post is the last in my series on how to draw a portrait using classical drawing techniques.

If you've been following along, you know there are many details left to cover. Some of them will simply not fit into this series—but when that happens, I'll share how you can find more instruction at DrawingAcademy.com.

For now, however,. . . read more

Some of you may recall my tutorial on brush illustration for beginners last year. That technique, using a brush marker with. . . read more

In Parts 1 through 7 of this series, I’ve demonstrated how to “build” a portrait using classical drawing. . . read more

Welcome back for part 2 of a series on how stamps can embellish hand-lettered projects. (For more stamping information, refer to my first article in the series.)

Although my stamp collection is mostly seasonal images, some (like alphabets or Asian characters) fall into less-defined. . . read more

As a calligrapher, I’m often looking for easy ways to accomplish design tasks. One project I repeat quite often is making name. . . read more

In each of my previous lessons, I’ve shown you step-by-step how to “build” a portrait of your model, using. . . read more




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