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  • Accessing Universal Emotions Makes a Successful Portrait

    When I went away to college I took a token from each of my loved ones. There was a Frankie Laine CD from my dad, a grungy Pearl Jam T-shirt from my brother, and a charcoal portrait of my mom that was made on the boardwalk of Virginia Beach when she was 14 years old. I lost the CD, and the T-shirt was...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 2 Jun 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, Portrait Painting, figure painting, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Charcoal Drawing, Art
  • Spare Me All the Little Details

    Moonrise, La Giudecca, Venice by JMW Turner, 1829, watercolor painting, 8 7/8 x 11 1/4. Delicacy, luminousness, light, and color--these are what I once expected when I looked at a watercolor painting . But details? Heck no--or at least, not much. With watercolor art, I thought you just weren't able...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 31 May 2015
    Filed under: watercolor painting, still life, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Drawing Basics: Where Did Your Love of Drawing Come From?

    Somewhat regularly, we hear from featured draftsmen that their love of drawing originated with or was initially nurtured by comic books more than more classical work like figure drawing . The superheroes in their pages may have had exaggerated muscles, but their proportions were otherwise reasonably...
    Posted to The Drawing Blog by Bob Bahr on 27 May 2015
    Filed under: drawing, art, Drawing Basics, figure drawing, how to draw
  • Drawing to Remind Me of Where I’ve Been

    I've always thought of art as a bit of a touchstone for really great memories in life. Several months ago I was reminded of this when I went for a visit to Scotland because, while I have snapshots galore to show for my trip, the one item that really prompts my memories of my time there is a little...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 26 May 2015
    Filed under: Drawing, how to draw, Drawing Basics, Art, How to Draw Flowers
  • Comics: The True Descendants of Classic Art

    Fine art has evolved in many directions, but comic book art has retained a strain of DNA from classical times. The heroic Greek gods were the forbearers of our modern superheroes and the portrayal of those heroes has carried on in the tradition of how modern artists portray comic book heroes. All artists...
    Posted to The Drawing Blog by Lee Oaks on 25 May 2015
    Filed under: art, Drawing Basics, figure drawing, how to draw people, drawing anatomy
  • 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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