Category: How To

  • Things to 3D print when bored for artists and creative types

    Things to 3D print when bored for artists and creative types

    It’s easy to get bored, especially when you’re stuck at home or the creative juices are just not flowing. Boredom can lead to all sorts of problems like wasting time, being unproductive, but if utilized properly and coupled with technology, boredom can be used to make amazing things. Having a 3D printer can help you […]

  • Can you paint if you’re a colorblind artist? Best 6 tips given here

    Can you paint if you’re a colorblind artist? Best 6 tips given here

    I’m sure you’ve heard that colorblindness makes it difficult to see colors the way other people do. This is true, and because of this many people believe that they cannot be artists. This part is not true! There are many ways to create beautiful art, even if you are a colorblind artist. In fact, there are […]

  • How to get paid for art commissions and not lose money or time

    How to get paid for art commissions and not lose money or time

    It’s hard to get paid for art commissions and not lose money or time in the process. Most artists would rather focus on making art, but don’t have the time or knowledge to figure out how to get paid for their commissions without losing money or time. This guide provides simple, step-by-step instructions on how […]

  • How to overcome artist block with these 11 simple tricks

    How to overcome artist block with these 11 simple tricks

    You’re an artist, but you can’t seem to get out of your funk. You’ve tried all the tricks in the book, but nothing seems to work as you are suffering from artist block. Not being able to create is one of the worst feelings for any artist. It feels like you’re stuck in a never-ending […]

  • What is Alla Prima painting? All your questions explained (easy)

    What is Alla Prima painting? All your questions explained (easy)

    When you’re an artist, it’s hard to find the time and space for your art. You want to create something beautiful but also have a job, family, or other responsibilities that get in the way. With Alla Prima painting you can work on one piece of art until it is finished instead of having to […]

  • What is Scumbling? Dry brush painting technique easily explained

    What is Scumbling? Dry brush painting technique easily explained

    The technique of scumbling is a painting process that involves applying paint with the brush over an existing layer to create a blurring effect that blends color, light and shade effects. Scumble artists are always looking for new ways to create unique effects in their work and find tutorials that tell them how great this […]

  • How to Seal Pencil Drawings the Correct and Easy Way

    How to Seal Pencil Drawings the Correct and Easy Way

    You’ve just finished a sketch and now you need to know how to protect your drawing from smudging and the elements. There are several ways that you can fix your drawings using fixative sprays and even hairspray (just don’t!), but did you know there are other methods that don’t use a spray? Before releasing hairspray […]

  • The Art of Geometric Drawing: Understanding and Utilizing

    The Art of Geometric Drawing: Understanding and Utilizing

    Geometric drawings are often misunderstood and seen as boring and technical. Drawing geometric designs can be an extremely useful tool for the artist. It is important to understand that there are different kinds of geometric drawings, however, many artists tend to avoid them because they do not know how to draw them or what they […]

  • What is a continuous line drawing and why you should master it

    What is a continuous line drawing and why you should master it

    Artists often struggle with a rigid approach when drawing and this can lead to poor results. In order to improve your art style, you need to develop better hand-eye coordination and learn how not to be so stiff when working on a piece of art. Continuous line drawings, also known as Contour Drawings, provide an […]

  • How to paint sneakers – Best paints and techniques explained

    How to paint sneakers – Best paints and techniques explained

    There are many different techniques for how to paint sneakers. Whether you want to customize an old pair, or just do a quick touch-up on a new shoe, there is something here for everyone. I’ll share how I paint my shoes and the best paints and methods that I’ve found. You can also check out […]