Situated near Nieuwmarkt station in Amsterdam is a hidden gem for comic fans. Founded in 1968, Lambiek is the oldest comic shop in the world. And while it is well worth taking a trip to the Netherlands to see the brick-and-mortar location, the store offers another valuable resource for anyone interested in comic art: Comiclopedia.
Why not indulge your inner chef and check out some dishes from the past?
Children's literature has a rich history.
Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills. Learning the basics and repeating them over and over again is the only way to improve. For proof, just check out what a few years of drawing practice can do. It’s truly incredible the progress that you can make by dedicating time to this pursuit. Those who do have gone from scrawling simple figure sketches to fully-rendered portraits in seemingly no time.
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The world is full of text, and not all of it is designed to be pretty.
If you ever wanted to learn to draw or master a new craft, you may already be familiar with Walter Foster Publishing. This leading publisher of art and craft books helps everyone embrace their inner artist. And this year, they're celebrating a milestone—100 years of publishing. It's an incredible achievement that started with one man. Yes, that's right, there was a real Walter Foster.
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Drawing is a skill that you can practice at any point in your life.
When it comes to painting, everyone starts out on an even playing field—those that paint well have built their skills over time. Doing so, however, requires patience, and for you to put brush to canvas (or paper) and increase your aptitude stroke by stroke. We’ve seen this happen in a drawing; just a few years of drawing practice can mean the difference between a sketch that’s just okay and one that shows extraordinary talent.
The possibilities with art are endless.
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