Posts Tagged: Drawing Lessons for Beginner Artists

Fussy Little Bits

On September 12, 1962, John F. Kennedy spoke these famous words: We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard… And that’s precisely why

Fussy Little Bits

On September 12, 1962, John F. Kennedy spoke these famous words: We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard… And that’s precisely why

What Did I Expect?

Had someone told me a year ago that today I would be writing posts for an online art blog, happily drawing and painting, and sharing my work with others, I would have gotten a good laugh from that prediction. Never in

What Did I Expect?

Had someone told me a year ago that today I would be writing posts for an online art blog, happily drawing and painting, and sharing my work with others, I would have gotten a good laugh from that prediction. Never in

Just Draw…Everything

Yesterday I picked up my copy of Your Artist’s Brain by Carl Purcell. I’ve been working — diligently — on learning to see shapes instead of things, and these words caught my eye: Everything in the visual world is made

Just Draw…Everything

Yesterday I picked up my copy of Your Artist’s Brain by Carl Purcell. I’ve been working — diligently — on learning to see shapes instead of things, and these words caught my eye: Everything in the visual world is made

Do Whatever You Can

I love looking at my old sketchbooks. Yes, in the nine months since I’ve started learning to draw, I’ve filled a number of small sketchbooks. TIP #1 FOR ASPIRING ARTISTS: Buy a sketchbook and use it daily. Always date your

Do Whatever You Can

I love looking at my old sketchbooks. Yes, in the nine months since I’ve started learning to draw, I’ve filled a number of small sketchbooks. TIP #1 FOR ASPIRING ARTISTS: Buy a sketchbook and use it daily. Always date your

Where It Began

I’ve always wanted to be an artist. As a child, I loved coloring.  I’m sure I probably tried doing a bit of drawing, but I don’t remember it. Apparently I realized early on that I had no artistic talent whatsoever.

Where It Began

I’ve always wanted to be an artist. As a child, I loved coloring.  I’m sure I probably tried doing a bit of drawing, but I don’t remember it. Apparently I realized early on that I had no artistic talent whatsoever.