Drawing & Painting Blog

Methods to create depth in a painting 15 Proven Ways to Create the Illusion of Depth Updated: 10 Aug 2020

Methods to add depth & space when drawing or painting.

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How to draw with Pen & pencil Beginners Guide: Realistic Pencil Drawing Updated: 03 Aug 2020

The 4 key factors for drawing realism & practical drawing tips.

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The color wheel: how to mix colors How to Mix Oil Paints - The Color Wheel Updated: 28 Jul 2020

The relationships within the color wheel and what are primary, secondary, complementary, warm and cool colors.

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Drawing and painting cartoon characters How to Draw Cartoon Characters Updated: 21 Jul 2020

Guide for drawing & painting ANY cartoon character from observation.

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Composition drawing guide Composition Drawing Guide Updated: 11 Jul 2020

How to draw and render beautiful still life compositions.

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How to draw & paint realism The 8 Key Factors for Painting Realism Updated: 09 Jul 2020

An introduction to the key factors for realistic painting and some painting tips.

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Technical pens brands review for drawing Review & Guide for Artist-Grade Technical Pens (Fineliners) Updated: 23 Jun 2020

Recommended brands of technical pens for drawing & sketching.

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How to draw flowers How to Draw ANY Flower with Pens Updated: 14 Jun 2020

Easy guide for drawing your favorite flower with pen & ink.

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Pencil drawing equipment and supply Pencil Drawing Supply Review Updated: 11 Jun 2020

Practical guide: essential supply & equipment for pencil drawing.

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How to draw trees with pens How to Draw Trees (with Pen & Ink) Updated: 06 Jun 2020

Easy guide for drawing your favorite tree in a realistic style.

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Insects Pencil Drawings Insects Pencil Drawings Updated: 03 Jun 2020

Realistic graphite drawings and some fun facts.

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Water and alcohol based markers review Marker Pens Review Updated: 22 May 2020

Types of water-based and alcohol-based markers for drawing and painting.

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Painting tips Inspiring Fine Art Painters Updated: 10 May 2020

Talented painters present their art and share painting tips.

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YouTube Channels for Learning to Paint Best YouTube Channels for Learning to Paint Updated: 08 May 2020

Tutorial channels dedicated for drawing and painting for ALL levels.

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How to sketch with mechanical pencils How to Draw with a Mechanical Pencil Updated: 14 Feb 2020

When, why and how to use a mechanical pencil.

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Types of paintbrush for oil painting Beginners Guide: Types of Oil Painting Brushes Updated: 06 Jan 2020

Which types of oil paintbrushes to use and when.

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How to draw in perspective How to Draw in Perspective Updated: 16 Sep 2019

Linear and atmospheric perspective. How to add figures or objects to a painting.

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How to get more Pinterest repins How I Got 100K Pinterest Repins Updated: 07 Aug 2019

Ultimate guide for getting your art shared on Pinterest.

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Oil painting equipment & supply Oil Painting Supplies for Beginners Updated: 05 Aug 2019

How to wash brushes, sign a painting, choose a canvas, oil painting tips & techniques.

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How to create & draw antique treasure map DIY: How to Create and Draw a Treasure Map Updated: 21 May 2019

Steps for creating an antique looking paper and drawing a pirate map.

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Professional pet portrait painters Professional Pet Portrait Painters Updated: 16 May 2019

Must-see pet portrait paintings by hand-picked expert painters.

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How to oil paint realistic animals How to Paint Realistic Animals Updated: 03 Mar 2019

With oil paints and how to draw on a large canvas using a grid.

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How to draw your own coloring pages Tutorial: Homemade Coloring Pages Updated: 10 Feb 2019

How to draw your own coloring pages. Who are the Tsum Tsum and how can they help.

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How to collect comic books How to Collect Comic Books Updated: 05 Jan 2019

What is important to know about collecting comics? Which comic books are worth investing in?

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