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100 Awesome Art Lessons on YouTube. Whether you’re getting your bachelor’s degree in painting, graphic design or sculpture, there’s so much to learn about art — from its lush history to materials — that it can sometimes feel overwhelming.

100 Awesome Art Lessons on YouTube

Yet art students shouldn’t fret. There’s a whole lifetime ahead to learn and numerous resources both in the classroom and outside of it for expanding your knowledge. One great place to seek out help with becoming a better artist is on YouTube. There, other artists, teachers and experts share their lessons on just about everything you could want to know.

Here are a just a few of the thousands of art-related videos on YouTube to get you started with your creative education. Drawing From how to sketch parts of the body to the best materials to use, these videos will help educate you on all things drawing-related. Painting There are many kinds of paint, from oil to watercolor, so it can take a long time to truly become a master at any one of them, let alone multiple media. Illustration Sculpture. Explore Modern Art. Amazing 3D Drawings. Judith Ann Braun's Fingers Are Magical. With an art career spanning more than three decades, Judith Ann Braun has tested the limits of her artistic musculature.

She began as a self-described “realistic figure painter,” and worked through the struggles common to anyone who endeavors upon an artistic pursuit, that of searching for one’s own voice in the chosen medium. Fast forward to the 21st century where the evolution of Braun’s work has brought us to the Fingerings series, a collection of charcoal dust landscapes and abstracts “painted” using not brushes but her fingertips. Braun has a specific interest in symmetry, as evidenced by the patterns she follows in a number of the Fingerings pieces as well as work in the Symmetrical Procedures collection. Her fingerprints are obvious up close in some of the paintings, though a step back and the grandeur of Braun’s imagination sprawls into a landscape of soft hills, overhanging trees, delicate florals, and a reflective waterway. Share With Your Friends. Rajacenna Draws Celebrity Portraits.

Rajacenna is an 18-year-old self-taught artist from the Netherlands who draws the most realistic portraits I have ever seen, using only pencils.

Rajacenna Draws Celebrity Portraits

I’m a big fan of realistic drawings, and I’ve previously featured amazing works like the pencil drawings of Paul Lung, the ballpoint pen portraits of Juan Francisco Casas, or Cristina Penescu’s detailed scratchboard masterpieces, but at only 18 years of age Rajacenna is in a league of her own. Born in 1993, she started modelling for various Dutch companies when she was only 4, and at 5 years old she made her first appearance on television. She starred in films, soap-operas and tv-series and at 12 she became the host of Kinderjournaal, the first Dutch web-tv for kids.

She only took up drawing in 2009, and although she had never taken any art classes she produced some stunning pieces. Reddit Stumble. Solitude - 2010/2011 - A work in progress on the Behance Network. Do it yourself, 3D hand - Binnit. 40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing Techniques.

The traditional form of drawing and sketching is a highly sought after skill.

40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing Techniques

Develop your personal drawing abilities by following this collection of 40 great tutorials on advanced drawing techniques, including general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art and some methods for transforming your creations into digital format. Use a range of pencil drawing techniques to create an American classic, the Corvette. This tutorial from DueysDrawings.com covers the process from roughing out the initial outline through to shading with a range of tones.Visit Tutorial Follow this tutorial by Naughty Kitty to gain some useful tips on recreating Manga inspired hair in a range of styles.Visit Tutorial Learn the tips and techniques in this Manga tutorial to draw a cute female character, paying particular attention to body language and facial features.Visit Tutorial Discover a range of tips for drawing hands, generated from the artist's own experiences.

Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light & Cat in water. Artist Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan uses suspended translucent objects and other found materials to create light and shadow paintings on walls.

Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light & Cat in water

The best part is that you can easily create something similar at home – all you need is one or two lamps and some items from your desk. The stunning light painting below, made with an array of colored airplanes has found its way to exhibitions like the Fly to Baku at De Pury Gallery in London. Rashad adds, “Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.” Comments comments. Whatimade.com part 4. Mummy: “Hey!

Whatimade.com part 4

Watch where you put those!” Frankenstein: “Hey, that’s my best jacket!” Here’s two seasonally spooky Halloween cutouts to end my short break from blogging. I think the result is quite eye catching, or maybe I should say quite eye watering! They’d definitely make perfect decoration for Halloween, but also any other party with a monster, movie or fictional character theme. Oh, and while you are in the kitchen, how about decorating the fruit bowl with some yucky bugs made from recycled materials?

How to make your own spooky Halloween cutouts for your kitchen knife block These spooky Halloween cutouts are very easy to make, but if you’d like to use my artwork you can download it below. Download printables and instructions› Includes: 1) Colour versions of the Mummy and Frankenstein artwork488 downloads so far, thanks everyone! [display_adsense ad_type="300x250"] The ‘craft’ blogging community is a very generous one. So, with that in mind I’d like to give Mini-eco a big shout out. Banksy tags LA.

As the 2011 Oscar ceremony approaches, speculation has been rife about whether anonymous British street artist Banksy will make an appearance.

Banksy tags LA

He's certainly been making his presence felt on the streets of LA. Take this twisted portrayal of Hollywood life that was found embellishing a poster on Sunset Boulevard. It's Mickey and Minnie as you've never seen them before. Mickey and Minnie were taken down pretty quickly (probably to sell for a small fortune). But four other pieces popped up in other locations: a peeing dog; a boy with a machine gun, loaded with crayons; Charlie Brown turned pyromaniac; and a commentary on an elephant-shaped metal tank. The reason for all this furore is that Banksy made a documentary about street artists called Exit Through the Gift Shop, and it snagged a Oscar nod.

The Oscar nomination isn't a big problem, unless you're a highly successful graffiti artist who travels incognito, often sporting a monkey mask. To respect the night and respect the honour.' How To Draw A Wave. This art tutorial, kindly donated by surfing comic strip illustrator and surf artist Bob Penuelas covers how to draw a wave the Wilbur Kookmeyer way!

How To Draw A Wave

If you're like me, then you've probably spent a lot of time in high school class daydreaming and doodling a thousand perfect cartoon waves in your notebook. It's safe to say that ninety percent of us surfers have a habit of scribbling perfect waves whenever a pencil is in our hands. Hopefully the following pointers will help you change your throw-away wave doodles into actual compelling artwork that you want to keep forever. Remember, there are millions of ways to draw a wave and hopefully with these simple pointers you'll find a million more. So, have fun. Drawing a basic wave The following illustrations and captions by Bob Penuelas take you through the basic steps of drawing a wave… Step 1 Sketch in the basic shape of the curl, spray, foam and base of the wave.

Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Add the rest of the flow lines. Step 5 Step 6 Tips… Paddler's view. Street Graffiti Art by Mobstr. BEAUTY HAS NO COLOR. DeviantART muro. A Cathedral Made from 55,000 LED Lights. The Luminarie De Cagna is an imposing cathedral-like structure that was recently on display at the 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium.

A Cathedral Made from 55,000 LED Lights

The festival was host to almost 30 exhibitions including plenty of 3D projection mapping, fields of luminous flowers, and a glowing phone booth aquarium, however with 55,000 LEDs and towering 28 meters high the Luminarie De Cagna seems to have stolen the show. ( via stijn coppens, sacha vanhecke, sector271) 18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions. Growing up can be a challenge, especially in the teenage years.

18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions

Some people use writing or art as a creative outlet for all the emotions they keep inside. Sebastian Eriksson is an 18-year-old up-and-coming surrealist artist living in Sweden. Not only is his artwork amazing, it's extremely thought-provoking as he adds descriptions of how his pieces relate to his life. For instance, in the piece above, he states: "This is another paradox that I've been working on for a couple of days. It describes a person with psychological problems such as schizophrenia, insanity, depression or other mental problems. And for the piece immediately below: "One day I felt like I was lost and I had too much things to think about. We've all felt like Sebastian, but most of us do not have the talent to draw how we feel.

Self-portrait of the artist Sebastian Eriksson's website. Drawing Lessons - 6 Important Pencil Drawing Lessons To Help Improve Your Technique. Big Doodle. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. How To Draw. To make all of these Instructables, download this collection of How To’s as an ebook.

How To Draw

Download » "How to Draw" is a collection of tutorials that will teach you everything from perspective basics to shading chrome. Never picked up a pencil before? Fear not! From simple line drawings to modern art and easy animations, we've got you covered. Instructables is the most popular project-sharing community on the Internet. The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci. F E R I C. - StumbleUpon. Smashing Picture. See . Saw on the Behance Network. Sidewalk chalk guy. Minjae Lee.