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Understanding the Value of Sketching and Drawing

Understanding the Value of Sketching and Drawing

A common misunderstanding is that sketching and drawing are two entirely different processes. Sketching is drawing. Whether it is black and white only or a rough outline of how the finished drawing should look, a sketch can also be called a drawing. While the terminology is interchangeable, in professional circles artists may often use the […]

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First Pencil Drawing Techniques to Master

First Pencil Drawing Techniques to Master

Different pencil drawing techniques are used by artists either to sketch outlines or create drawings. Some of these graphite drawings end up rivaling the quality of black and white photographs. Oftentimes it takes more practice than talent to reach such a level of artistry. However, it all starts with a good understanding of the basics. […]

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The Importance of Basic Drawing Instructions

The Importance of Basic Drawing Instructions

You may have been asking yourself, how can basic drawing instructions improve my painting skills? The answer might surprise you. While most refer to painting as an act in itself, drawing is considered by professionals to be the more accurate term. The end result of drawing with oil paints is called a painting, when dried. […]

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Black and White Basic Drawing

Black and White Basic Drawing

Two of the most popular black and white drawing media are graphite and charcoal. Both come in different sizes that can offer you the means to create incredibly detailed drawings. Black and white drawings have been used for courtroom sketches, fashion design, comic-book illustrations and technical plans. Graphite: Black and White Basic Drawing Graphite typically comes […]

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