• How to Mount Your Artwork

    How to Mount Your Artwork

    A well-executed mount is more than just another art technique to add to your tool-belt. It will add an aesthetic quality to your work and create the perfect environment for the viewer to experience yo...

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  • How to Use Gold Leaf in Your Multimedia Art

    How to Use Gold Leaf in Your Multimedia Art

    Learning how to draw with mixed media is not easy. However, experimenting and combining various materials for original mixed media art can be hugely rewarding (not to mention fun). In this tutorial I'...

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  • 7 Ways to Build Light and Shadow in Charcoal

    7 Ways to Build Light and Shadow in Charcoal

    Light and shadow can bring a new level of artistry and storytelling to our  charcoal drawings. My professional work as an animation artist calls for a strong understanding of light and shadow. Indeed,...

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  • 5 Things You Need for Oil Painting

    5 Things You Need for Oil Painting

    There's an unwarranted mystique around oil painting that has put some artists off from exploring them. If you know the right oil painting techniques, this medium offers a richness of colour and beauti...

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  • Pencil drawing in 6 simple steps

    Pencil drawing in 6 simple steps

    The humble pencil is a ubiquitous and versatile drawing tool. To get the most out of it, there are some important considerations when picking your best pencils, which we will cover here, followed by a...

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  • How to Draw a Nose

    How to Draw a Nose

    When learning how to draw people, one of the areas beginner artists often struggle with is the nose. Perhaps it is the diversity of shapes that we see every day that makes knowing how to draw a nose a...

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  • How to Draw a Cat

    How to Draw a Cat

    Wondering how to draw a cat? You've come to the right place. Drawing animals is not an easy task but it can be lots of fun. In this tutorial I will show you how to draw a cat so that, even in a sketch...

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  • How to Draw a Dog

    How to Draw a Dog

    Today I am going to show you how to draw a dog. Even though the skeletons of dogs and cats are quite similar, especially in the simplified version I'll be drawing, it is good to remember that these an...

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  • How to Choose the Right Drawing Tools

    How to Choose the Right Drawing Tools

    When you're starting a new illustration – whether doing quick sketches or highly realistic pencil drawings, you want to have the right drawing tools at the ready. But picking the best pencils for your...

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  • Paint a Mischievous Hare in Watercolour

    Paint a Mischievous Hare in Watercolour

    Having studied zoology, animals and wildlife have always been a great passion for me and I never tire of painting them. We’re lucky enough to live in the Lincolnshire countryside and have limitless in...

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