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Drawing Techniques: How to Draw People Animals Landscapes & More
Drawing is the heart and soul of art. It is, however, often underestimated and sometimes even feared, because otherwise diligent artists are dissuaded by the commitment of time required. In the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, in the wake of Abstract Expressionism, neo-Expressionism, and the vogue for assemblage and installation art, drawing all but disappeared from the curriculum of most art schools.
A Show of Hands: Drawings from The Huntington’s Art Collections, 1600-1900 Through June 17 The Huntington Library Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room San Marino, California www.huntington.org When looking at the body of work of most figurative artists, it’s not …
The best thing about online and video education is that it’s so easy to follow along. You can pause and rewind over and over again, all while seeing how your favorite artist pulls off what seems so difficult–and they make …
In the Spring 2013 issue of Drawing, we featured the work of Marvin Saltzman, a painter who, when looking for inspiration, travels the world and draws the places he visits. In the issue we focused on his graphite pieces. Here, we …
It’s funny how animals can capture one’s love and attention, whether they live with us side-by-side, or if we just see glimpses of them by chance in nature. To watch them is rewarding. To draw them takes a studious eye and knowledge of their habitat, anatomy and even stereotypical features, such as the guarding nature of a dog.
Master basic drawing techniques and tips for drawing in charcoal, and you can render an eye-catching still life drawing step by step. By Steven J. Levin In the June 2013 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, Steven J. Levin explains his …
Check out the latest eMagazine, brought to you by the editors of Drawing and The Artist’s Magazine, for great tips on how to draw people. Get key lessons from artists Janvier Rollande and Joy Thomas on how to create dynamic graphite and …
Even though it is, in most cases, an artist’s least seen work (often by design), a sketchbook can offer the most intimate view into an artist’s process. It is there that moments of high creativity come to life in the …