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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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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How to Improve Massively At Drawing Across 12 Months

  If you follow the steps below, you will be surprised by what you can do by the end of 2021. That’s a big promise but I think you’ll agree by the end it’s reasonable. We are going to make a monthly plan and I’m going to show you the things to put into your […]

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12 Ways CONFIDENCE will transform your artwork

  What if you were the same artist, same experience and skill level, but just with loads more confidence. Would your work turn out better? Does confidence itself add something? I’m going to argue it does, and then tell you how to get it. First here are 17 ways confidence itself adds to your drawings […]

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Simplifying References First = Better Practice

  We are going to create 4 exercises to train different skills. The first is a straight forward simplification of the pose. The second is posterising the image to simplify the values. The third is combining those two types of simplification and the fourth is exaggerating the pose, which is hard to do and this […]

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You’ve been avoiding something. What is it

On the one hand you fight a global pandemic, save the world, save lives, and at the same time, work on your drawing skills and become the artist that you always wanted to be. That’s what we’re gonna figure out how to do today, and it starts with a question, what is the skillset that […]

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The Truth About Art Motivation

Below is a partial transcript of this video: Now I don’t need motivation to draw more – I just want to draw all the time, try to stop me. But there was a time where no strategy or great plan would’ve got me to practice regularly. I wasn’t motivated. I was frustrated, and I felt […]

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