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How to create realistic textures (Part 3) How to create realistic textures (Part 2) Pen & Ink Drawing Tutorials. How to create realistic textures. Pen and Ink Shading Challenge. How to shade simple forms with cross-hatching. Drawing Exercise with Fineliner by UnicatStudio on deviantART. How to Get Started With Adobe Photoshop CC - 10 Things Beginners Want To Know How To Do. Drawing Tutorials - How to Draw Step by Step - Free Lessons. How To Draw... Pencil Portraits. The first step in this free drawing tutorial is to master basic pencil drawing techniques and pencil strokes that every pencil artist needs in their pencil drawing tool box.

How To Draw... Pencil Portraits

This tutorial should take less than half hour, but take as much time as you need to get to grips with the different pencil strokes. Do it until you can do every stroke without too much premeditation, and you can understand where each stroke can be useful throughout the pencil portrait process. It might be useful further down the line if you can decide on a technique you prefer now, also. This means you can master that one stroke and execute it in more instances. For example, I hardly ever use ‘cross-hatching’ in pencil drawing. There is no right or wrong. For this you will need; A PencilA Sheet of paper 1.) This pencil technique is the most basic of all, and can be referred to as a ‘ light outline’ or a ‘heavy outline’.

To create a light outline, simply reduce any pressure 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) Enjoy! Beginner Drawing Lessons - Learn To Draw.

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Paint | Street Art | Photography. Music | Film | Animation. Spoken Word | Poetry. Pics & Memes. Do Mentally Ill People 'Scare' You? Well, These Famous People Are Certainly Not Scary. An awesome blogger, Emma, who runs The Madvocate, created these thought-provoking images by copying Google searches of mental illnesses and pasting them on famous people who had them.

Do Mentally Ill People 'Scare' You? Well, These Famous People Are Certainly Not Scary.

It's interesting to see the negative stereotypes and misconceptions about mental illness on some of the world's most recognizable, successful people. President Abraham Lincoln, who had depression: Click image to Zoom Writer Virginia Woolf, who had bipolar disorder: Artist Vincent Van Gogh, who had bipolar disorder: Writer Sylvia Plath, who had depression: Mathematician John Nash (who the book and movie "A Beautiful Mind"were based on), who had schizophrenia:

The Most Honest And Heartbreaking Reason To Leave Your Front Door Unlocked I've Ever Heard. The first time I saw her...

The Most Honest And Heartbreaking Reason To Leave Your Front Door Unlocked I've Ever Heard

Everything in my head went quiet. All the tics, all the constantly refreshing images just disappeared. When you have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, you don’t really get quiet moments. Even in bed, I’m thinking: Did I lock the doors? What Happens When Someone Who Worked In One Famous Industry Shows Us The Dark Places It Hides. We published a short video by former teen model Jennifer Sky, and it was seen by almost 1 million people on Upworthy alone.

What Happens When Someone Who Worked In One Famous Industry Shows Us The Dark Places It Hides

It has generated some attention on the industry's issues, and there is momentum building. Here's what Jennifer had to say about it — and we'll update this with more as things move from "in motion" to "got it done! " "Since Upworthy published my Child Model PSA, I was connected with a congressional leader who is currently speaking with legislative drafters on how a federal Child Model bill might be structured. This is very good news for child model advocates and for those that care about workers' rights in general. With the New York State law as a guide, we may hope for a national and international law to follow. Here's the original Upworthy post that got this started, featuring her PSA about what happens to some child models. Why Don't More Moms Talk To Their Daughters Like This Famous Actress Talks To...

Too Many Women Don’t Have Fun In Bed. Maybe It’s Because Their Partners Never Took This Class? A Guy Hits On A Woman At A Bus Stop, And Rejection Never Sounded So Sweet. If This Video Makes You Uncomfortable, Then You Make Me Uncomfortable.

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Dustin Hoffman Breaks Down Crying Explaining Something That Every Woman Sadly... Dustin Hoffman - Actor TOOTSIE, RAIN MAN, THE GRADUATE Dustin Hoffman: Murray Schisgal, who has been my dear friend for over 30 years, kicked off "Tootsie" with the thought of how would you be different if you had been born a woman?

Dustin Hoffman Breaks Down Crying Explaining Something That Every Woman Sadly...

It was in a conversation we had one time. Not what does it feel like to be a woman? All sexes have asked themselves the question, "What would it feel like to be the opposite sex? " His question was different. It would take too long to answer how we then got involved in "Tootsie" for about two years before we even got a director, just working on different drafts of the script. When we got to that point and looked at it on screen, I was shocked that I wasn't more attractive.

It was at that moment that I had an epiphany and I went home and started crying, talking to my wife. There may be small errors in this transcript. A French Film Showing Men What Being A Woman Feels Like Kinda Nails It. Ever Considered What Guys Look For In Girls? Forget It. Think About What A 17... There's Something Absolutely Wrong With What We Do To Boys Before They Grow I... Watch A Student Totally Nail Something About Women That I've Been Trying To A... Lily Myers: Across from me at the kitchen table, my mother smiles over red wine that she drinks out of a measuring glass.

Watch A Student Totally Nail Something About Women That I've Been Trying To A...

She says she doesn't deprive herself, but I've learned to find nuance in every movement of her fork. In every crinkle in her brow as she offers me the uneaten pieces on her plate.