You’ve probably come here wondering what gesso is used for or how to use it properly. That’s not surprising. There’s so much misleading information about what gesso’s role is in acrylic and oil painting. Today you are going to learn what gesso is really made of, some good reasons to use it and the historical significance behind modern day gesso paint as a primer!
Want to learn how to shade with a pencil? Learn some basic pencil shading techniques to get you started creating drawings the right way!Continue Reading
Do you prefer to work in charcoal or graphite pencil? Today I discuss some of the pros and cons to each medium. Heck! Maybe I’ll even motivate you to try something you haven’t tried before.
Are you a complete beginner at drawing? Would you like to learn how to draw and are looking for free, online drawing lessons for beginners? The following is a step by step guide for getting started today. Don’t wait…let’s get started!
This post will show you the best way to learn how to crosshatch like a pro! Crosshatching requires you to keep track of many lines, each drawn on a specific angle. I’ll teach you the secret wizardry of crosshatching. It’s easier than you’d think!
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
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.
From personal issues to technical problems, here are ten of the most common drawing mistakes art students make when learning how to draw.