Wow. There’s just nothing like seeing your book at Barnes & Noble. Just nothing like it. “Drawing Secrets Revealed: Basics,” is perfect for a beginning artist, taking you from drawing stick figures to giving you the tools to draw anything you see! Here’s a peek at the contents: To find out more details on […]
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I’ve created a video on my Store page that focuses on the two drawing mediums of graphite and charcoal. It may seem that that’s a pretty basic topic, but there’s actually a real need for it. While there’s plenty of information out there about graphite pencils, there’s less information about other graphite materials. And regarding charcoal, […]
My new book with North Light Shop, “Drawing Secrets Revealed: Basics,” is out and perfect for a beginning artist, taking you from drawing stick figures to giving you the tools to draw anything you see! Here’s a peek at the contents: To find out more details on what the book covers, how it can help […]
One of the things I encourage my students to do is surround themselves with beautiful works of art – art that will inspire them and keep them going in their own journey. This doesn’t just mean long-dead artists whose names we’ve all heard – Rembrandt, Titian, Matisse, Picasso, Waterhouse. Those artists and their contemporaries are […]
Rarely have I stumbled across a video that fascinates me as much as this one. The artistry and technology of this 5-minute video is made even more amazing when you consider it represents 150,000 “notable individuals” representing the general shift of human culture for thousands of years. This incredible intersection of art, history, and technology is brought […]
In my first lesson of my “Drawing Secrets Revealed” series, I cover hatching and cross hatching. It’s a great technique that many have heard of but still seems difficult to master to a lot of people. That’s why it’s so exciting and inspiring to find some terrific examples of artwork that features hatching and cross […]