Lee Hammond discusses the benefits of drawing animals and plants at the zoo, a perfect place to sketch and practice art.
Recently I had the pleasure of teaching a class on “Drawing Animals in Nature” in graphite. It’s a popular class I based on one of my most recent books by the same name. I teach not only how to draw animals, but also how to draw them in their natural environments. This includes backgrounds and the elements of...
What does it take if you want to learn how to draw animals? Here’s a little sneak preview of Michael Dumas's advice for sketching animals.
I’ve always been intrigued by nature’s intricate details. It’s this complexity—combined with the subtleties of mood and environment—that I attempt to capture in my drawings and paintings. I tend to travel to where my subjects live so I can observe their behaviors and interactions within their natural habitats. While on location, I also gather as...
If you want to try your hand at creating fine art with crayons, here are a few pointers from artist Lee Hammond.
Drawing from life will help you develop as an artist, whether you choose to put your skills to the test out in nature or in your studio.
Learn how to draw animals in this free demo at ArtistsNetwork! Great for beginners or anyone who likes to draw for fun.
A preview of Art Journey Animals. This collection of animals in art honors the relationship between artists and animals.
The summer 2016 issue of Drawing takes us through the world of sketchbooks and art journals, interviewing 11 artists to discover some of sketchbooks’ many uses, along with sketching techniques and sketching tools. Here we’re pleased to present an expanded selection of sketchbook drawings and paintings by these artists, along with advice about how...
Lee Hammond gives advice on how to share your love of drawing with children.
Creating a realistic portrait drawing of a child takes extra care, as Carrie Stuart Parks is here to remind us.