7 tools to give WEIGHT to your figures

  You only realise how important these topics are when you’ve been practising and you’re serious about it. So you know how important weight is in figure drawing, let’s get the tools needed to succeed with it. Spot the difference in these two sketches of the same pose below. Hopefully you agree that the one […]

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How to achieve BALANCE in your figure drawings – 3 easy steps

Most of the advice you’ve heard on this has probably either been impossible to implement or just wrong. A lot of figure drawings don’t have the figure balanced, I’ve done millions of drawings like that, and it feels weird for the viewer. So let’s get your figures balanced. The really cool thing is that often […]

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Learn Everything About Drawing in 10 minutes

It is useful to see the big picture and the various things that we have to learn to be able to draw (and that it isn’t as overwhelming as it sometimes feels!). The above is a video that aims to capture all the skills that matter in drawing in 10 minutes. It is also laid […]

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The Secret to Practising Your Art CONSISTENTLY

Consistent practice of the fundamental principles of art will get you the results you are dreaming of. The above statement is true, but that consistency is not always easy to achieve. I think a lot of us judge ourselves for not being consistent enough with the things we want to do, whether it’s art, fitness […]

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4 Simple Tweaks to Transform Beginner Drawings

Before throwing my old life drawings away, I took a marker pen and saw if I could fix them quickly. It was a lot easier than I thought it would be! I was so much closer to good figure drawings than I thought I was, and maybe you are too. Some of the adjustments required […]

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We Tested 7 Pencils for Life Drawing – Big Difference!

In this video we review a series of pencils specifically for life drawing. The pencil you use needs to have a few characteristics to help your practice be successful, but there are various materials that meet those requirements. We tell you which is our current favourite and which to avoid. So we look at: A […]

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6 Skills for Intermediate Level Artists – The Roadmap part 2

If you’ve not seen part 1 where we covered the first 7 skills, you can view it HERE. This is part 2 of the roadmap, where we transition towards intermediate level skills. It’s with these skills that your drawings are really going to start to transform, so this is an exciting time. Let’s get straight […]

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