A mini-lesson on drawing the mouth: Understanding the basic structures of the various facial features goes a long way in achieving a realistic depiction in a drawing.
A profile on artist George Gallo: His attraction to, departure from, and return to oil painting. Gallo is featured in "Oil Painting with the Masters."
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What is gesso, and why would you use it? Abstract artist and author Jo Toye explains the benefits here.
In this guest blog post about art business, artist Nicole Alger shares her experience on how she became a professional artist.
Marc Taro Holmes, who has made a career out of urban sketching, has found a solution to capturing panoramic views and he’s here to share it with you.
Images are the native language of the imagination. This is why most people don’t dream in text. Making images is not only an art, but a visual form of communication that is as rich and as complex as written language.
Making a good painting is hard work, and requires a lot of energy. Managing your energy is important because the more you have, the better the work will be.
Draw, Doodle and Dream Use your sketchbook to expand your understanding of the structures in the world around you. (A sketching lesson excerpted from Your Artist’s Brain) By Carl Purcell The kinds of drawings you do in your sketchbook will vary depending on your reasons for rendering them. I’d like to explore the sketchbook as...
Concentrate first on seeing and drawing basic planes of dark and light; then proceed to smaller shapes and details. (An excerpt from Drawing Expressive Portraits) by Paul Leveille Drawing the human head correctly takes practice, but I never consider it work. To me, people are the most fascinating subjects to study and to draw. There’s...