Posts Tagged: Drawing Lessons for Beginner Artists

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.