Archive for the ‘Drawing & Sketching’ Category

Learning to Draw What You See

Learning to draw is always a challenge. One of the main challenges is learning how to draw what you see. Being able to get everything the eyes see and then putting them on paper can take some practice to perfect. Accuracy at this point is important if it concerns making a good impression of a certain subject while drawing it. When drawing a certain subject, it is not always easy for beginners at drawing to take in everything they see and draw them. The eyes can give quite a lot of information th…

The Amazing World of Dust Art

Dust art is a unique type of visual art. Its main medium is nothing more than a sheet of dust on a flat plane like a car window. In other words, a dashboard may serve as the canvas for a dust artist. Since the main component of art is creativity, dust art is taking art dilettantes by storm. And there is no one well-known in this kind of art than a Texan named Scott Wade. Scott Wade: The Dust ArtistThough dust art is not limited when it comes to being creative, artists may also do self-portraits …

Drawing with a Grid

In drawing using a grid, there are important steps that one should follow. How these steps are carried out will ensure that the drawing would be the exact same copy of the image on the photograph. The grid drawing method allows one to achieve a much greater accuracy in copying an image on photographs than usual. Step OneWhen trying to select an image to copy, make sure that you get a large and clear picture of it. A photocopy or a computer print out of the image would be ideal since you might ne…

Grid Drawing Basics

Some drawings may require the artist to achieve a higher level of accuracy. This is true when one tries to copy a photograph with a pencil drawing. For the pencil drawing to look great, there is no room for errors. A small error may not give the artist the same result in closely getting the exact replica of the photograph on paper. Artists make use of different way in order to increase the accuracy they have with copying a certain photograph in their pencil drawings. The easiest would be tracing…

Drawing Materials

Good drawings do not merely depend on skill and talent alone. The use of the right drawing materials also play a big part on how your drawings eventually come out. Here is a list of some of the basic as well as optional drawing materials that you should have with you before you begin sketching. Pencil – The pencil is the most important tool that you will be using in drawing. But as with all tools, there are many pencils that you will have to choose from. Artist pencils are usually graded or clas…

Common Drawing Mistakes

Learning to draw takes time and a lot more effort. It takes learning the basic techniques in order to come up with great drawings that people can appreciate more than usual. With the basic drawing techniques in mind, there are a great many drawing beginners who have continued to make the same mistakes over and over again. Here are some of them and what one can do in order to correct them. Drawing On the Wrong PaperMany beginners don’t seem to care for the type of paper that they are drawing on. …

Drawing Light and Shadows

Drawing is a skill that must be practiced in order to master. It is not simply a talent that will work itself out. It takes years of practice sometimes just to learn and understand the fundamentals and apply it in what you are working on. The basics will take you to where you wish to go and the practice and the experience that you gain will help you complete your journey towards mastering your drawings. Along the basics that you have to learn is how to make use of light in your drawings. Light c…

Pencil Drawing For Beginners

If you are interested in drawing, it can become into a worthwhile as well as fulfilling hobby. Drawing requires continuous practice in order for one to become good at. It is not something that can be learned just by reading about it. In needs always having a pencil and paper on hand and an ideal subject. One may then start drawing away to create a masterpiece, dependent on one’s adeptness in the use of his hands, the creativity and the vision of the mind. Many people might see drawings as incomp…