Jul
8
2014

5 Ways to Improve Your Drawing

Try these Tips When Putting Pencil to Paper Have you ever wanted to learn to draw better? Get bogged down hitting the same roadblocks over and over again? Think only repetitive practice makes perfect?  Guess again! While it is true that practice will make you a better drawer or sketcher, these 5 simple tricks will improve your drawing skills quicker and improve your perception to better see what your drawing.     1. Make a Grid This is especially important if you suffer from not being able to proportion out your sketches properly. While keeping your proportions straight for more realistic images, measuring out a square grids ca... [More]
May
27
2014

Artist Spotlight Reviews-Tuff Stuff Eraser by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson

A Review of the Sanford Tuff Stuff Stick Eraser by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, artist and art instructor   Elizabeth Gyles Johnson of Wind and Honey Creations is a pencil artist who focuses her art on the delights of life.  Elizabeth teaches the intricacies of drawing at all skill levels to a collection of students worldwide through online workshops and classes at CreativePencils.com  Learn more about Elizabeth in our featured Artist Spotlight post, and enjoy her examples and drawing process here in the Artist Survival Book. _________________________________________________________________________________ It might seem odd to... [More]
May
17
2014

Practice with Gesture Motion Drawings

This Handy Exercise will Teach you how to Capture Motion and Perspective Just as an athlete must warm up before a sporting event, art journaling is the artist's warm up. A great way to stretch out your perspective and focus is through the art of "Gesture Drawing."   A Gesture Drawing is typically defined as a quick study that captures movement or action. Gesture drawings are typically used as a warm up for many drawing classes. Some teachers will have their students draw a model in pose in a quick time frame from thirty seconds to up to two minutes. Just like stretching, this helps the artist loosen up both physically and mentally when p... [More]

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