Category Archives: Learning to Draw

Art with Attitude

So much of art is attitude, I’ve learned, and unfortunately at times my attitude isn’t the best. That was how I felt on Wednesday morning as I sat down with my drawing pad and my art books. It was time

Art with Attitude

So much of art is attitude, I’ve learned, and unfortunately at times my attitude isn’t the best. That was how I felt on Wednesday morning as I sat down with my drawing pad and my art books. It was time

Not Bad for a Barn

Finding this sketch tucked away among my art books brought a smile to my face.

Not Bad for a Barn

Finding this sketch tucked away among my art books brought a smile to my face.

Learning to Draw – With Paint

“…some artists like to do detailed drawings to use as reference before they paint, but many don’t. Some artists do drawings directly onto their canvas before they start to paint, but many don’t.”

Learning to Draw – With Paint

“…some artists like to do detailed drawings to use as reference before they paint, but many don’t. Some artists do drawings directly onto their canvas before they start to paint, but many don’t.”

A Wise Old Owl Once Told Me

A good way to improve drawing skills is by drawing upside down.

A Wise Old Owl Once Told Me

A good way to improve drawing skills is by drawing upside down.

Five Things

What five things do I consider essential for creating art?

Five Things

What five things do I consider essential for creating art?

Right Brain, Left Brain

The philosopher Pythagorus used “cosmos” to describe the universe, seeing within it a purposeful order.

Right Brain, Left Brain

The philosopher Pythagorus used “cosmos” to describe the universe, seeing within it a purposeful order.

Not Fine Art…But Fun Art

Not all art has to be “fine art”. We can create “fun art”, too.

Not Fine Art…But Fun Art

Not all art has to be “fine art”. We can create “fun art”, too.