Master Dynamic Poses: Group Drawing Base Tips and References

Master Dynamic Poses: Group Drawing Base Tips and References

Exploring group drawings can be confusing at first. But don’t worry! We’ll simplify it for you with some easy tips to make your scenes lively and interesting. A great first step is learning about the different base poses that make your characters look real and detailed. Different Base Poses for Group Drawing Symmetrical Poses Imagine…

How To Create Realistic Depth to Your Drawings: Easy Ways

How To Create Realistic Depth to Your Drawings: Easy Ways

Here’s How To Add Some Depth To A Flat Drawing If you want to add some depth to a flat drawing then here’s how you do it: Techniques to Add Depth: Shadows and Highlights: Each method helps trick the eye into seeing a flat image as a dynamic, three-dimensional scene. Play around with these techniques,…

Get Better At Anatomy Drawing: Tips to Improve Your Art

Get Better At Anatomy Drawing: Tips to Improve Your Art

Improve Your Anatomy Drawing – Summary Techniques to Improve Your Anatomy Drawing Gesture Drawing for Anatomy Gesture drawing is like the first handshake with your drawing. It’s quick, and gives you a rough idea of what you’re about to dive into. Gesture drawing is the backbone of capturing the human figure. It’s basically done in…

Wet-on-Wet Oil Painting Tips: Master The alla Prima Technique

Wet-on-Wet Oil Painting Tips: Master The alla Prima Technique

Key Takeaways Wet on Wet Oil Painting Tips Starting with wet on wet oil painting can seem tricky, but it’s not as hard as you think. The key is to begin with the basics, like mixing your paint with mineral spirits. This makes your first layer easy to work with. Be careful though, making the…

Mastering Directional Lines in Art: Techniques for Depth & Texture

Mastering Directional Lines in Art: Techniques for Depth & Texture

Understanding Directional Lines in Art Directional lines in art are key to bringing balance to your art. They guide your eyes and feelings through a picture. Horizontal lines bring calmness to a piece. They make you feel peaceful and steady. Vertical lines add strength. They stand tall like trees and give the art power. Diagonal…

Definition of Dry Media in Art: Tips, Advantages and Mistakes

Definition of Dry Media in Art: Tips, Advantages and Mistakes

Dry media in art is all about using materials that don’t need water, oils, or solvents to make them work. When artists want to use dry media, they will be using pencils, charcoal, pastels, and crayons. When you’re working with dry media, you’re using a medium that leaves a mark made of small matter. This…

Mastering Scumbling Value Scale: Techniques & Color Tips

Mastering Scumbling Value Scale: Techniques & Color Tips

Creating a value scale is usually done to document the range of light and dark tones for colors in drawing but did you know you can also create value scales for painting, and you can create a value scale for painting techniques such as scumbling. Scumbling is a technique where you layer light undiluted paint…