Proportions in Practice

If you struggle with proportions for your figures, this video’s going to be useful for you. If you’d prefer to read it as an article, it is written out below the video. We’ve described before some techniques for getting things in the right place when you doing life drawing – alignment and negative space and […]

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The Drawing Habit

If there’s one word that is the centrepiece to learning to draw, it’s ‘habits’. This video is all about building a drawing habit. If you’d prefer to read it, it is also written out as an article below the video. If you have a habit of practising and studying drawing, you can become amazing at […]

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Train your eye: Perspective practice while walking

Today we’re outside looking at how to train your eye to better see perspective while you’re walking in the street. It’s a great way to get in extra practice when you’re not drawing. There is a video and an article version of this tutorial below. Perspective is something that I used to find quite intimidating. […]

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Is it TOO LATE to learn to draw & be a good artist?

If you’re aspiring to be a good artist, but feel like you’re ‘behind’ or regret not having started sooner – well firstly you’re not alone. A lot of people feel that way whether they’re 20 years old or 80 years old, including me. And secondly, I made this video/ article for you. We’re going to […]

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How to Draw HAIR – a simple method with amazing results

I’m really excited about this hair drawing tutorial! The method Frank shows us is really simple but incredibly effective. Here’s why this is a must-watch: 1. Hair is overlooked, but when done well hugely powerful for both portraits and figure drawings. Hair is a defining feature of many people. 2. Frank Gambino such an expert […]

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Shoulders made simple – easy anatomy for drawing

If you struggle to draw shoulders, this video/article is for you. We are going to look at the landmark lines and shapes to look for to help make sense of this tricky area, and we’re going to try to keep it as simple and doable as possible. How do you think of shoulders? Maybe you […]

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