March 5, 2020

10 Tips for Creating Dynamic Drawings Using Only Black and White

With an array of colors to choose from in the color wheel, drawing in black and white can seem like a drag. But sketching in grayscale is a great exercise for learning how to draw. You don’t have to worry about color theory and can instead focus on the tones (lightness or darkness) of your subject to build its three-dimensionality.

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January 30, 2020

Learn How to Draw a Horse Head From 3 Different Angles

Almost everyone remembers going through a “horse phase.” Whether it was sparked by a live encounter or from watching animal documentaries, it often leads to magical reveries of your own horse companion. So, why not put those fantasies to paper and practice drawing the horse of your dreams? In this tutorial, we will go through the steps of drawing a horse head from three different angles—profile, three-quarter, and from the front.

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December 25, 2019

How to Draw a Dragon With These Easy Step by Step Instructions

No fairytale setting is really complete without the presence of a grand and monstrous dragon. As a popular character in both Western and Eastern mythologies, many versions of this creature have been illustrated. Some have wings, and others are sea-based; some are ferocious, and others more cuddly. With so many varieties it can be hard to pin down which one you want to draw.

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October 10, 2019

Set Your Sights on Realism by Learning How to Draw Eyes Step by Step

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.

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