Top 5 figure drawing progression tips with Simon Luty

How did Simon Luty learn to combine gesture, structure, volume, and an expressive and creative style? He has 5 tips for you if you are also learning to draw figures. In my meanderings around Instagram I came across a really good artist. He has managed to build up a variety of skills to a high […]

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How to use colors like Marta Nael

In this tutorial video, we learn from the wonderful paintings of Marta Nael. If you’d prefer to read it, it is also written out as an article below the video.   This character has bright blue and red in her skin, but it works so well. Why and how? Keep reading to find out – […]

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How to practise like Steve Rude, Master Illustrator

How does someone like Steve Rude learn to draw, paint and illustrate to this standard? What makes his work stand out? We are going to learn directly from the man himself in this video / article. In the last video / article, we looked at Steve’s process for creating illustrations, selecting colours and for spotting […]

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Steve Rude – Lessons from a Master Illustrator

We’re going to talk about how to draw and paint like Steve Rude. You can read the article below, or watch the video which is packed with pictures. Before getting into the technique breakdown, there’s a pretty cool story behind these videos/articles. About 20 years ago, when we were kids me and my brother loved […]

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Learning from Egon Schiele – How to Develop your own Style

We’re going to learn by copying an Egon Schiele painting today. The main takeaway is going to be about style. If you’ve ever thought about how you might develop your own distinctive style, this video / article will have some insights for you. When you see a painting that has some power or character that […]

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Draw like Don Gale – Wild & Expressive Gestures

These figures are drawn with extravagant movement and energy, but they still work. They feel more human than much more carefully rendered drawings by other artists. How is it possible to have such clear structure and humanity captured with such wild lines? Today we are going to look at the work of Don Gale. Don […]

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