Learning how to draw figures can be a daunting task (and one I struggle with constantly), but there's something undeniably gorgeous about the human form that keeps pulling us back. The way light and shadow play over the curves of muscle, features, and hair, along with the instinctual desire to capture...
Drawing block-in by Steve Early. From the time I started drawing, I have had a constant battle with myself over how to start. For years I have been looking for the one right way to sketch in a composition or block-in an underpainting. Lately, and with the help of my Studio Incamminati instructors, I...
When learning how to convincingly draw the head on the body, focus on the location of the neck in relation to that of the head. When trying to draw the head correctly on the body, pay specific attention to the neck and the placement of the head upon it, above the ribcage. Creating a realistic portrait...
Posted to The Drawing Blog
on 20 Oct 2014
Filed under: drawing, art, Drawing Basics, how to draw, Artist Daily
Drawing by Edward Schmidt. When I was the one in charge of my infant cousin, I would always scramble frantically for ways to keep him entertained. Toys, sounds, and funny faces—I tried everything. But the most memorable way I kept him happy was by plopping him in front of a mirror. He'd move...
Posted to Artist Daily
by Courtney Jordan
on 7 Oct 2014
Filed under: Drawing, how to draw, Portrait Painting, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Pastel, How to Draw People, Drawing Basics, Art
If you have always wanted to do a figure drawing, but weren't sure where to begin, Sarah Park's Drawing Secrets Revealed: Figure Basics will give you the building blocks you need to get started. Based on her online course series by the same name, this video takes you from learning how to see...
Posted to The Artist's Life
on 3 Oct 2014
Filed under: drawing, Figure Drawing, How to Draw, How to Draw People, Drawing Basics, Drawing Anatomy, Shading, Drawing Faces