Category: How To

  • How to blend colored pencils with water and 6 other crazy liquids

    How to blend colored pencils with water and 6 other crazy liquids

    I love to color, and I know you do too! It’s relaxing. But sometimes it feels like blending coloring pencils the proper way can get a little boring. That’s why I put together this blog post to satisfy the curious minds out there wondering what things you can use to blend your colored pencils with! […]

  • Layering and Blending Colored Pencils as a Beginner Artist

    Layering and Blending Colored Pencils as a Beginner Artist

    Colored pencil layering and blending is a technique that can make your art look more realistic and 3-dimensional. If you are just getting started in this medium, it’s important to lay down the right colors for layering and blending. It may seem like an intimidating process at first but it is actually quite straightforward! In […]

  • Ultimate Art Pricing Guide – How to Price Your Art so it Sells

    Ultimate Art Pricing Guide – How to Price Your Art so it Sells

    Once you have laid down your paintbrush and palette, it is time to price your masterpiece. Creating a sensible price structure is essential to a thriving art career. For emerging artists, this may seem an intimidating step; however, there are several guidelines to follow when pricing your art so that it sells. To help you […]

  • How to Use Charcoal Sticks for Drawing – Easy Introductory Course

    How to Use Charcoal Sticks for Drawing – Easy Introductory Course

    In this article, I’ll cover topics related to how to use charcoal sticks for drawing such as, How do you start a charcoal drawing? What tools are needed for charcoal drawing? Can you erase a charcoal drawing? And so on. This is meant to be an introduction to working with charcoal sticks for drawing. I love […]

  • Complete a Still Life Drawing in Charcoal in 4 Steps (too easy)

    Complete a Still Life Drawing in Charcoal in 4 Steps (too easy)

    This blog post is for artists who want to learn how to complete a still life drawing in charcoal. A still life drawing is a great way to start practicing your sketching skills and understanding the basics of perspective. It also provides an opportunity to explore color palettes, shapes, shadows and light angles without having […]

  • How to draw with colored pencils – Ultimate Guide

    How to draw with colored pencils – Ultimate Guide

    Easy to find at any discount or department store, colored pencils are great for beginners. However, professional artists also use colored pencils to great brilliant works of art worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Whether you are a complete beginner artist or a more skilled artist who simply wants to try a new medium, colored […]

  • What to Draw with Colored Pencils – 5 Ideas to get you inspired

    What to Draw with Colored Pencils – 5 Ideas to get you inspired

    You bought the colored pencils for fine artists, and you have a lovely tablet of smooth colored pencil paper. Now it is time to actually use your shiny new art supplies and create something! And you’re stuck. All of a sudden, your creative muse has deserted you! If you are stuck trying to figure out what to […]

  • How to make digital art – the best guide for beginners

    How to make digital art – the best guide for beginners

    Everyone has been a beginner at digital art at some point, when I started exploring digital art it all became a little too confusing for me so this is why I have created the ultimate guide for beginners on how to make digital art. To create digital art, you will need a computer or a […]

  • How to Use Pastels on Paper – Great tips and techniques

    How to Use Pastels on Paper – Great tips and techniques

    A medium that has been around for centuries, pastels are easy to use, portable, and can create gorgeous pieces of artwork that truly display your artistic talent. If you already know how to draw with pen, pencils, or charcoal, learning to use pastels may be the next logical step in your growth as an artist. […]