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

Some time ago, I shared a list of fast, easy backgrounds for colored pencil drawings. The list included really simple things like. . . read more

When we think of writing using computers, we typically imagine rows of fonts, smashing keys, and endless backspacing. Those actions go perfectly with the rigid nature of the digital world. Everything is precise and uniform, without the flair of personal expression.

The delicate art of calligraphy is typically ignored when computers are part of the topic, but why? Believe it or not,. . . read more

Throughout each of the previous lessons in this series, I’ve showed the classical way of starting a portrait drawing, from. . . read more

Stains on your good drawing paper? Never fear! Stains don’t have to be the end of the world, even if they’re old and. . . read more

Some time ago, I shared 5 blogs that I recommended for every serious artist.That left hundreds, maybe thousands, of other artist blogs to explore—more than enough for another first-of-the-year-article.

But this year, I thought I'd do something different and share my favorite podcasts. . . read more

In today’s portrait drawing tutorial, I will continue to build upon my previous lessons from the past few months (I. . . read more

It may seem unnecessary to write an entire article about the tools of the colored pencil artist. I mean, they’re so basic.. . . read more

Welcome to part 4 of my ongoing series on drawing a portrait in three quarter view. If you're just now joining us, I suggest reading part 1, part 2, and . . . read more

So far I’ve written Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on drawing a three quarter view portrait based on classical. . . read more

Here’s a fun project for fright night! On graph paper, draw up some witches’ hats designs. You can see mine further down,. . . read more




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