Drawing & Painting Blog
The 4 key factors for drawing realism & practical drawing tips.
Methods to add depth & space when drawing or painting.
The basics, including how to add figures, draw a winding road, and much more.
Advanced Guide. Basics for drawing concept art and product design.
How to draw and render beautiful still life compositions.
Insects pencil drawing tips, many examples and some fun facts.
Practical guide: essential supply & equipment for pencil drawing.
An introduction to the key factors for realistic painting, and some painting tips.
Tutorial channels dedicated to drawing and painting for ALL levels!
Easy guide for drawing your favorite flower with pen & ink.
Guide for drawing & painting accurately ANY cartoon character from observation.
Easy guide for drawing your favorite tree, in a realistic style.
Recommended brands of technical pens for drawing & sketching.
The relationships within the color wheel, and what are primary, secondary, complementary, warm and cool colors.
Which types of oil paintbrushes to use and when.
How to wash brushes, sign a painting, choose a canvas, oil painting tips & techniques.
Steps for creating an antique looking paper and drawing maps.
Types of water-based and alcohol-based markers for drawing and painting.
Talented painters present their art and share painting tips.
When, why and how to use a mechanical pencil.
Must-see pet portrait paintings by hand-picked professional painters.
What is important to know about collecting comics? Which comic books are worth investing in?
How to draw your own coloring pages. Who are the Tsum Tsum and how can they help.
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).
New or updated blog articles will advance to the top of the page.