Drawing Tips

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Drawing various objects can be done using reference materials and by studying their anatomy. Get a few simple art lessons with this free video series on drawing.

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Drawing and sketching refers to two-dimensional pieces of art made by marking on a surface with a variety of mediums. Drawing tools can include graphite pencils, pen and ink, colored pencils, charcoals and chalk and pastels. It is the most foundational skill an artist possesses. The practice of drawing and sketching as an art form became widely popular in 15th-century Europe when paper became generally available. The famous journal of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci contains hundreds of sketches, brainstorms and observations that inspire draftsmen today. Almost every form of imaginable art involves some level of drawing or sketching. In this free video series on drawing, an experienced art supply store employee demonstrates a few drawing tips. Find out how to draw various types of flowers, and get information about drawing the human face and body. Understand how to use reference images to create a drawing, and even find out how to create bubble and graffiti letters. Start drawing in a variety of mediums with this helpful art guide.

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  • How to Draw a Map

    When drawing a map, include a compass to establish the orientation, determine the scale of the area and use a few different line widths to establish different types of borders.… Read More

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