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More Drawing and Painting Tips for the Struggling Artist

For an artist to become successful, s/he must understand the principles behind a great artwork. Learning the artistry of creating each stroke of a brush or a mark of a pencil will allow them to unlock their true potentials not only as an artist, but as a lover of the arts. If you want to improve your…

Shading Techniques for Pencil Drawings

Shading Techniques for Your Pencil Drawings

Shading is a drawing skill allowing you to create the illusion of depth in your art pieces. In order to achieve a three-dimension reality to your drawings, you will need to choose from the different shading tones and values and use the appropriate one. Of course, it is just as important to know what pencil or tools…

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Premium Painting Lessons to Help Boost Your Portfolio

If you’ve already mastered hand-drawing basics, then you should consider taking up painting lessons next. This becomes more important if you’re building an art portfolio for college. It is ideal to showcase how good your hand-drawing techniques are, since it is one of the foundations of a great artwork. However, you can’t just fill up…