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Drawing - Top 10 Mistakes Beginners Make

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:30:05 +00002014-02-25T00:30:05Z

Looking critically at your work can be very difficult for a beginner. Part of learning to draw is learning to see, and you can't identify a problem if you can't ...

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Now What? Developing your art beyond technique.

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:11:12 +00002014-02-25T00:11:12Z

Twenty years after art school, it's still possible to come across tips that are really quite 'basic' but that you haven't encountered before. We've always got room to improve, technically. ...

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Inspiration Boards

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:01:29 +00002014-02-25T00:01:29Z

(image) Have you ever made an inspiration board, vision board or mood board? The basic idea is to assemble inspiring images, texts and even objects - though each type of board ...

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A Fresh Canvas

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:25:50 +00002014-02-18T06:25:50Z

"There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction." - Franz Kafka

After 12 years writing and drawing the About.com Drawing/Sketching site, it's time for me to turn over a new leaf. To start a whole new book, in fact. So thank you, dear readers, for your company and kind words. It's been an honor to share your creative journeys.

I'd especially like to thank Forum moderator and website contributor Susan Tschantz, who has been an enduring rock, part of Drawing/Sketching from before I started writing the site. Do visit her Starrpoint Blog where she shares her creative thoughts and tutorials. I also enjoyed working with many wonderful guest artists, including regular contributing Artist, Shawn Encarnacion, syndicated cartoonist Ed Hall, cartoonist and teacher Steve Barr, and equine artist Janet Griffin Scott. My thanks also to my fellow Guides - now Experts - at About.com. You couldn't find a more supportive group of people, and I'll miss working with them. Behind the scenes we have an amazing team of editorial and support staff, to whom I am also indebted.

Please drop by and say hi anytime. Find me at my Facebook Page, Art and Psychology Twitter feeds, and Website.




My Favorite Drawing Lessons

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:46:51 +00002014-02-18T04:46:51Z

In 12 years of writing About Drawing/Sketching, I've created a lot of lessons, tutorials, reviews and blog entries. As I wrap up my time here at About.com, I wanted to ...

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How to Draw Hearts

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 06:45:52 +00002014-02-11T06:45:52Z

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The foundation of a really nice looking heart is symmetry and balance - good proportion so that your heart looks rounded and even. From there, you can 'tweak' the shape to create an expressive form, or stick with the clean traditional style. Here's How to Draw a Heart and How to Draw an Arrow Through a Heart.




Draw a Manga Valentine

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:27:19 +00002014-02-11T00:27:19Z

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Can't get out to stores due to flood or snow or summer heat or cyclone? Create a unique Valentine greeting for your beloved - draw this Manga Valentine's Day card.

You can print and color, trace, copy or use it as an example to do something really individual. Try drawing it digitally - or scanning your outline - and using a paint program to experiment with color. (and stay safe, everyone. )




Drawing on a Budget

Sun, 09 Feb 2014 06:17:08 +00002014-02-09T06:17:08Z

Art supplies can be expensive, but fortunately drawing is one of those hobbies that doesn't have to blow the budget. Spending wisely can make it an affordable past-time, make it ...

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What's Your Artistic Brand?

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 01:12:21 +00002014-01-28T01:12:21Z

A toy sale catalogue arrived in our mailbox today, an I was struck by how everything is branded. You can't just buy a truck - you buy a Transformer. Hannah ...

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Should You Go To Art School

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:57:00 +00002014-01-28T00:57:00Z

One comment or question that I often hear from readers is, "My friends say I'm a good artist. Do you think I should go to art school?" That's a huge ...

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