Are you holding your drawing pencils correctly? How to Hold a Drawing Pencil – In today’s drawing lesson you’ll learn 3 basic ways for holding a pencil while you draw. Continue Reading
There was a time when I felt I had mastered painting values, compositions and had developed a fairly routine painting process. Actually I had hit a painting plateau and wasn’t really getting better at oil painting. I was good but not good enough. Mastering painting required me to work through some problems, many I was not even aware of. I’m grouping these painting problems into 10 areas of study. If you have painting experience already, these are the areas of study that will propel your painting to the next level!
I’m going to share with you an easy way to shade in a value scale using pencil, charcoal, and even paint. I’ll also be explaining why you should probably buy a value scale too if you are serious about getting better at your artwork.Continue Reading
What kind of painter’s palette are you using? Find out everything you need to know about how to prepare, clean and preserve a wooden palette for oil painting.
Do you get frustrated when you are mixing paint and end up with mud? Avoiding muddy colors is easy if you follow these simple rules.
If you are thinking about purchasing some art supplies this could save you some aggravation and money!
I often get asked about the process of composing a painting. Where do I start? Do I draw on the canvas? Today I reveal my process for taking an Idea and successfully turning it into a well composed masterpiece!
I took about a year to compare two major brands of oil painting primer. Find out which oil ground I now like the best.Continue Reading
We use pencils everyday but how much do you actually know about your drawing pencils?