"We see birds all the time," says Kevin Sloan, "and we feel we understand what they look like and how they move, but birds take on all sorts of quirky poses and gestures, and to depict them requires real looking."
We know that drawing is as much a part of our nature as our desire for warmth and water. We can go to a museum and see works that were painted hundreds of years ago and be moved to tears with their beauty and the connection we feel with the artists who painted them.
You spilled a little paint, erased a few lines, but finally your distinctive gift is ready. Wrapping it up and giving is the easy part, but we want to help you make that special too. Our team here at Artist’s Network came up with the perfect finishing touch for your gift package: fun and...
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This somber charcoal portrait drawing below by Edgar Jerins is one of 100 artworks that made the cut. I immediately felt drawn into it, and after reading the story of the individuals that Jerins has portrayed, I understand why it feels so personal. These aren’t just random subjects; they’re family, and you can sense...
Enjoy this free download with shading advice to take your art to the next level.
When I opened the newest Strokes of Genius recently, I saw a drawing that couldn’t have been more fitting for the moment.
Studying a master such as Degas is a solid step that you can take to get closer to painting with a similar level of expression. His use of color and ideal compositions are to be admired, and artist Damian Callan understands how to practice the techniques that can help you.
Download a free pumpkin carving template that we created just for artists!
Having a studio space in which to create your art is a gift. With that space--be it modest or illustrious--comes a sense of dedication to your craft.
Enjoy these 50 inspiring and witty art quotes on everything from creativity to art business, from artists such as Richard McKinley, Lee Hammond, and more.