DRAWING & PAINTING

How To Improve Your Drawing & Painting Skills

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How To Gesso Drawing Paper

Create a durable drawing surface when you gesso paper.

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Life Drawing Near You

How to start a life drawing group.

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Use This Drawing Checklist

Checklist for drawing facial proportions.

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Golden Ratio - Art Composition

How to find the golden ratio when drawing or painting.

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Deliberate Practice In Art

Improve your skills with intense focus.

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Mixing Skin Tones In Oil Paint

Use these 3 oil paint colors with white to mix a skin color in oil paint.

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Paint Realistic Portraits In Oil

Focus on these 3 things to paint realistic faces.

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Goal Setting For Artists

Don't burn your brushes, do these 15 things instead

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Simple Tool To Check Facial Proportions

Enlarge your source photo to the same size as your drawing.

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Build Daily Drawing Habits

Coffee shop drawing, autotelic habits you look forward to.

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Fundamentals Art

The rules in art, as I know them.

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Microlearning In Art

Break major art skills into small chunks.

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Why Am I Unhappy With My Art

How to deal with dissatisfaction in art.

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Art Style - What's My Artistic Style?

How to develop your art style.

Charcoal drawing portrait of a girl.

Oil Painting How To Clean Brushes

How to clean oil painting brushes in 3 easy steps.

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Oil Painting Mediums

What is oil painting medium?

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Fix Dry Oil Paint

Fix oil paint adhesion problems with 1 simple step.