We know the eyes are the window to the soul, and they’re even more expressive than you might think. In fact, we can read people’s emotions just by seeing their eyes (and nothing else). Because they are vital in portrait drawing, it’s important to learn how to depict eyes with accuracy. We’ll take a closer look in this sketching tutorial.
Artificial intelligence has made it easier than ever to produce images that look completely real but are totally fake.
Whether you’re a professional artist or a hobbyist who wants to get serious about your craft, you’re going to need...
The adult coloring book craze has been around for many years and inspired busy grownups to take a moment and create—without deadlines or expectations. But if you’re an avid colorer who’s looking to change up your creative routine, we have something new to try: a zentangle. Like coloring, zentangle art is easy to do and offers a relaxing way to engage in art-making.
There’s a simple secret to mastering how to draw anything in a realistic way—learn about its internal structure before you...
My Modern Met was formed in May 2008 to create one big city that celebrates creativity.
For over 170 years, the Smithsonian has served as a “place of scientific discovery, cultural exploration, and collaborative learning.” In order to foster this mission, the Washington DC-based institution has been committed to keeping its collections free to the public. While offering complimentary admission is not a common practice among American museums, hundreds of sites across the country will follow suit as a part of Smithsonian Magazine‘s Museum Day.
Drawing our furry friends is a natural way to celebrate their fluffiness and beauty.
Colored pencils are often associated with childhood, but with the adult coloring book craze, it’s clear that grown-ups like to...
As one of the most basics skills of any artist, drawing is an essential part of the creative process. Centuries later, we still remain fascinated by the sketches in Leonardo’s notebooks and Picasso’s poetic line art, each for their respective ability to show us the purest form of an artist’s skill. But you don’t necessarily have to attend art school in order to learn the basic drawing techniques.
Have some free time this summer and want to put it to use expanding your knowledge? You’re in luck.
If you’ve ever wanted to work in an art museum, you’ve likely considered a career in curating.