Drawing & Painting Blog
How to draw realistic textures with graphite pencils.
Practical guide: essential supply & equipment for pencil drawing.
Easy guide for drawing your favorite tree, in a realistic style.
Advanced Guide. Basics for drawing concept art and product design.
The basics for drawing spheres in a realistic way.
The basics, including how to add figures, draw a winding road, and much more.
Methods to add depth & space when drawing or painting.
The 4 key factors for drawing realism & practical drawing tips.
How to draw and render beautiful still life compositions.
Steps for creating an antique looking paper and drawing maps.
Recommended brands of technical pens for drawing & sketching.
How to wash brushes, sign a painting, choose a canvas, oil painting tips & techniques.
Guide for water-based and alcohol-based markers for drawing and painting.
Basics for drawing round objects from imagination or observation.
Insects pencil drawing tips, many examples and some fun facts.
Tutorial channels dedicated to drawing and painting for ALL levels!
Easy guide for drawing your favorite flower with pen & ink.
An introduction to the key factors for realistic painting, and some painting tips.
Which types of oil paintbrushes to use and when.
Talented painters present their art and share painting tips.
When, why and how to use a mechanical pencil.
Must-see pet portrait artworks by hand-picked professional artists.
What is important to know about collecting comics? Which comic books are worth investing in?
Guide for drawing & painting accurately ANY cartoon character from observation.
The relationships within the color wheel, and what are primary, secondary, complementary, warm and cool colors.
My name is Ran; I am an art instructor.
I wrote all the articles in this blog. All the equipment shown in the articles belongs to me, and was photographed by me.
All drawings and paintings are my creation (except for paintings by artists to whom I gave a stage in intended articles).
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