Introduction to an article published on EmptyEasel.com describing what to do when you spill, slosh or drop something on your drawing paper. Includes a link to the article.
Introduction to an article published on EmptyEasel.com describing how to use a drawing grid to create a drawing based on a reference photo. Includes a link to the article.
Introduction to an article published on EmptyEasel.com describing how to use IrfanView to put a drawing grid on reference photos. Includes a link to the article.
How to create a rich, dark background with colored pencils.
A couple of weeks ago, I shared a link to an article I wrote about masking fluid for the online art magazine, EmptyEasel. You can read that article here. I also experimented with masking film on the same drawing. In this week’s post, I’m describing the process I used and …
Have you ever wondered if there was a faster, easier way to draw around exquisite details? Something other than spending hours working around even the tiniest shapes?
Do you know what to do once the size has been determined? How do you find the best placement for the image on the drawing paper?
What do you most want to improve in your colored pencil drawings? Are your landscape greens too brash? Do you have trouble getting good color saturation? Are your horses a little bit flat? Or are you more interested in learning how to compose a drawing from one or more photographs? …
One of the key factors to creating artwork in any medium and of any subject is varying the type and style of edges. Sharp, crisp edges move forward visually. Softer edges move into the background visually.
New colored pencil project. Standardbred mare, Keyanna Rose. Vignette style head study.