Realistic Drawing & Painting Skills
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Artists work hard to lose their assumptions about what they are seeing, and truly observe the scenes before them. Seeing with an Innocent Eye Most of us at one point learned how to draw an apple by starting … Continue reading
Red, orange, yellow – warm colors right? Green, blue, purple are cool colors, right? Wrong. The truth is, that every color is both warm AND cool, and that warm and cool colors are all relative to each other. Take purple … Continue reading
When artists abandon beauty and the human figure as worthy subjects, the advertising industry fills the vacuum with glee. When artists turned from figurative representation and towards Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Abstract Expressionism and all the other “isms” that followed, it … Continue reading
As an art teacher, nothing is more ire-inspiring to me than the proliferation of prodigy propaganda. We see them everywhere on social media – young children with extraordinary amounts of training by experts at such a young age, that we … Continue reading
This fun lesson plan helps students discover how ellipses change shape based on their relationship to the viewer.
Discover how to make a plan for values before ever touching pencil to paper. This lesson will teach you how to key your values to create beautiful effects in your drawings.
Discover how to manipulate values to create shiny effects.
Discover how to create a 9 step value scale the smart way!