Are you are a beginner artist and looking to add some depth to your drawings? One point perspective is an important first step to making parts of your drawing look 3D.
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Wouldn’t it be great if you had some kind of framework from which all drawings and paintings could be derived from? Some way to cut out most of the confusion when trying to draw realistic things from observation would be fantastic! What if there was a way to look at anything and be able to draw it on paper. What if I told you that there is such a way?Continue Reading
Light and Color in Nature and Art
by Samuel J. Williamson
Light and Color in Nature and Art is one of the most informative books I have read when it comes to the topic of art and science. Apparently this book was used for a college course at NYU in the early 1980s. It’s full of optical principles, some of which will go slightly above the average artist’s head. Only read this if you remember your physics classes from high school quite well and can stand tons of text book reading. It took me months to read and digest all of this information. I had to re-read sections several times. But with that said, I can’t believe the understanding of pigments and atmospheric effects I received by sticking with this book.
The Nature of Light and Colour in the Open Air
by M. Minnaert
Learn how to paint a beautiful sunset behind a tropical paradise in watercolor. In this demonstration you will learn how to paint clouds, distant Continue Reading
The sky technique taught in this tutorial is fairly easy to accomplish and takes very little time. Besides using only water and a single Continue Reading
Unleash the power of watercolor’s transparency by mastering the techniques in this simple landscape demonstration. You will learn how to represent distant objects such Continue Reading
Learn how to draw a street scene with buildings in proper perspective. In this ” how to “, demonstration I illustrate the one point Continue Reading