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When we think of writing using computers, we typically imagine rows of fonts, smashing keys, and endless backspacing. Those. . . 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 dried into the paper.

Some time ago I wrote about what to do if you accidentally spill something on your drawing surface. I came up with some techniques for removing fresh. . . read more

Some time ago, I shared 5 blogs that I recommended for every serious artist.That left hundreds, maybe thousands, of other artist. . . 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. Pencils, paper, sharpener, eraser. What else do you need?

The plain and simple truth is that you really don’t need anything else. That’s what makes colored pencils so appealing to a non-artist who wants to try his or her hand at making art. It’s relatively. . . 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. . . 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, or look online for addtional inspiration.

Gather your rinsed and dried butternut squash and place them in a cardboard box. If necessary anchor them with bubble wrap.

Carefully looking at your sketches, redraw each witch's hat on its own squash with. . . read more

In my previous article, I explained how to start a three quarter view portrait drawing based on classical proportions. (If you. . . read more

Earlier in this series I demonstrated how to make recipes and labels that brighten, organize, and beautify your kitchen. But. . . read more




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