Tips from top colored pencil artists on the best tools, creating luminous drawings and utilizing unusual techniques to create vivid and compelling effects.
The spring 2017 issue of Drawing focuses on narrative art—including children's book illustration, comic books and allegorical fine art.
Exploring the history of mechanical pencils, their strengths and weaknesses, and why artists should give them a chance.
The following article by Richard Pantell about the basics of the five intaglio printmaking processes appears in the winter 2017 issue of Drawing. Check out a rundown of the issue here, and buy the print issue here or the digital issue here. If you like what you see, subscribe to Drawing here. ~~~~~ Intaglio Explained by...
The following book review of “Hokusai’s Lost Manga” appears in the Winter 2017 issue of Drawing magazine. For more drawing instruction and additional reviews of drawing books, subscribe. Review by Austin R. Williams. Today the word manga refers to Japanese narrative comics and cartoons, but the tradition of Japanese comics dates back only to...
Drawing magazine reviews the book "Watteau's Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in Eighteenth-Century France."
Enjoy a video preview of Drawing's fall issue, which looks at a variety of approaches to the figure, mechanical pencils, shading and composition.
Preview "The Figure: The Best of Drawing," a special publication that looks at both contemporary and historical approaches to portrait and figure drawing.
Tips for drawing people and faces from the editors of Drawing.
Enjoy a video preview of the summer 2016 issue of Drawing magazine, which includes a special report on artists' sketchbooks.
The spring 2016 issue of Drawing focuses on architecture and urban life, with profiles of artists who excel at depicting the busy life of the city. We also feature several instructional articles to help you improve other aspects of your own art. Visit our online store to purchase a copy or to download the...