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.
Perspective Drawing made simple! Here’s an overview of the different types of linear perspective and when to use them in your drawing.
Sometimes you want to draw attention to an element in a work of art. Unfortunately creating emphasis is often convoluted by fancy art-speak. Here’s 8 simple ways to create emphasis that you can start using right now.Continue Reading
You’ve seen that cool way of shading in comic books using lines. Grab a pen or marker. Today you will finally learn how to crosshatch!
Have you ever struggled to compose your artwork? You can use a system of composing called the “rule of thirds” to make your drawing and painting arrangements pleasing to the eye.Continue Reading
Sooner or later you will need to draw an ellipse in your artwork. Learn to identify ellipses correctly and how to draw an ellipse in your artwork!
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!