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  • Bodies Come Crashing to the Ground

    Drawing human anatomy can be an adventure if you take it to the limits. Artist and draftsman Leah Yerpe certainly does. Her large- and small-scale drawings feature figures freefalling, tumbling, and twisting as they swoop across the page. Pleiades by Leah Yerpe, 72 x 107, charcoal drawing, 2011. Though...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 31 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, how to draw, figure drawing, life drawing, drawing anatomy, How to Draw People, Drawing Basics
  • Plein Air Artist Asher B. Durand Wrote Me a Letter...Sorta...Not Really

    Rocky Cliff by Asher B. Durand, oil on canvas, 1860. Based on an article by Allison Malafronte. As you all well know, I spend a lot of time writing. But I also spend a lot of time reading, and lately I have absolutely fallen in love with reading letters, journals, and diaries of artists. It is like truly...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Courtney Jordan on 29 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, oil painting, Landscape Painting, How to Paint, Portrait Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Do You Know All Your Lines?

    Two Women with Still Life by Willem de Kooning, pastel and charcoal on paper, 22 1/4 x 18 3/4 in., 1952. The artifice of line is one of the aspects of drawing that I am most in love with. The fact that we can take line—which doesn't exist in the natural world—and create works of art that...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 27 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, figure drawing, sketching, still life, Pastel, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Found in Translation: Poussin, Rusconi

    Specialization is one of the things that distinguish our artistic world from the Old Masters. The proverbial "Renaissance man" (there were women, too, like Plautilla Bricci) could do many different things, both artistic and intellectual, and the great facilitator of this seemingly effortless...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by David Mayernik on 23 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Art, Drawing Basics
  • Will You Join Me in This Black Hole?

    Female Nude, Seen From the Back by Jacob Jordaens, ca. 1640, chalk drawing, 10 x 8. Collection National Gallery of Scotland. The Drawing Blog on Artist Daily is like a black hole for me. I just get sucked in and click around and read what catches my eye and all of a sudden I realize an hour (or more...
    Posted to The Drawing Blog by Courtney Jordan on 20 Jul 2014
    Filed under: drawing, art, Drawing Basics, how to draw, Artist Daily
  • Drawing the Eyes with David Kassan

    David Kassan is a brilliant painter and figure artist. Learn from David as he teaches you the basics of drawing a realistic eye.
    Posted to Artist Daily Videos by bberlin on 12 Sep 2011
    Filed under: how to draw, drawing basics, drawing the eye, David Kassan
  • Drawing the Figure Part 1

    Scott Waddell shares the strategies he uses to setup his figure drawings. Check out these great drawing basics that are helpful for anyone drawing the figure.
    Posted to Artist Daily Videos by bberlin on 29 Jun 2011
    Filed under: Artist Daily, scott waddell, beginner drawing, beginning drawing, figure drawing, drawing for beginners, drawing basics
  • Beyond Drawing Basics: The Art of William Kentridge

    In this in depth look by Art 21, we learn about the drawings, films, and life of the artist William Kentridge
    Posted to From Around the Web by bberlin on 13 Jun 2011
    Filed under: American Artist Magazine, around the web, drawing, William Kentridge, drawing basics
  • How to Paint a Portrait: 38 Portrait Painting Techniques from Artist Daily

    Learn the fundamentals of portraiture with our latest eBook, How to Paint a Portrait: 38 Portrait Painting Techniques from Artist Daily . In it, Janet Rogers explores how to capture a model's gesture in a watercolor portrait. I knew I liked her style when I read a few of her tips, one of which was...
    Posted to Free eBooks by Courtney Jordan on 2 Jun 2010
    Filed under: composition, how to paint, how to draw, draw people, oil painting, painting techniques, painting tips, drawing basics, artist oil paintings, artist paintings, painting portraits, oil painting artists, oil painting portraits, Learn How to Draw People, How to Draw a Person, How to Draw Humans, Artist Daily, Learning to Draw People, How to Draw Faces, How to Draw Realistic People, How to Draw Portraits, Learn to Draw, portrait painting, oil painting techniques, Painting Instruction, Art Instruction, painting technique, Beginner Painting, Art lessons, Learn How To Paint
  • Drawing Basics: Learn How to Draw a Cylinder, How to Draw a Sphere, How to Draw a Cube & More Free Beginner Drawing Techniques

    Have you always wanted to learn how to draw? Are you interested in brushing up on drawing basics? Whether you’re looking for drawing lessons for beginners or basic drawing tips to improve your art, the experts at Artist Daily have you covered. This free eBook includes all the fundamental step by...
    Posted to Free eBooks by Karyn on 16 Nov 2009
    Filed under: drawing, how to draw, draw people, drawing basics, free beginner drawing techniques
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