33 Free and Online Tools for Drawing,Painting and Sketching There are many professional and of course paid programs for graphic designers or digital illustrators.But in recent years many online tools are also released for drawing,painting or sketching.Today,we’ve collected free,online drawing and painting tools.Ok,these tools are not professional and maybe just for spending a little time when you are bored but when you see some examples in the below sites you may be surprised. If you would like more professional style tools check out a company like Procore, but it might not be free. Some of these free tools are for kids and students and some are for more talented people.You can also share your creations with your friends directly. deviantART muro
7 Tutorials on How to Draw the Human Anatomy / Body / Figure 39 Comments | July 1, 2008 Here are 7 tutorials I’ve found on the net, some better than others. If you know if any other good ones, please share in the comments! “Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth” by Andrew Loomis (PDF, 24MB) One of the quintessential books by Hogarth on drawing the human figure: a must have!
Artist's Quotes Like most creative people, artists have something to say about everything and don't tend to hold back from speaking their minds. Read what famous artists have had to say on various subjects. Artist's Quotes: On PaintingWhat various famous artists have had to say about the practicalities, problems, and creative challenges of painting. Artist's Quotes: TalentA collection of quotes on both art talent and creativity (or the lack thereof) to inspire and motivate you. Artist's Quotes: Dealing with CriticismArtist's Quotes -- a collection of quotes from artists on dealing with criticism.
Tutorial Tuesday: Drawing the Female Figure Tutorial Tuesday is here, and this week we’re going to tackle the Female Figure in comics. The basic tutorials and tips I’m going to discuss here applies to drawing females in your typical American mainstream action-hero style. You’ll notice that females vary greatly from genre to genre – you wouldn’t necessarily use some of the tips in this tutorial to draw females in manga, or if you were doing an Indie style comic where the females are normal in appearance. The women in mainstream comics tend to be hyper-sexualized, over proportioned and exaggerated idealistic forms, much like their beefcake counterparts on the male side. But – what you can take from this is the basic principles of anatomy.
5 Steps to Better Bird Drawing If you want to take your birding experience to another level (as if simply identifying fall warblers or 4-year gulls at a city dump weren’t challenging enough), try drawing them. Why not just take a photo and move on, you ask? Digiscoping is the fabulous, hot new thing, and I heartily and enviously applaud everyone who’s taken this up, hoping they will teach me how sometime soon. Journaling your Past ©2005 - 2007 by aisling d'art I'm probably best-known for my personal journaling workshops and online art journals. And, I want to share some of my journaling tips with you in this free ebook about journaling your own history. Journaling Your Past is a free 26-page ebook, and it's like taking one of my popular workshops at home. You'll learn how to create a rich and rewarding journal of your personal and family history easily, in just 15 minutes a day. Whether you'd like to record your life story for future generations, or introduce your family to the fascinating study of genealogy and family history, this is a great way to start.
The Quickstart Guide to a Decluttered Home By Leo Babauta One of my favorite habits that I’ve created since I changed my life 9 years ago is having a decluttered home. I now realize that I always disliked the clutter, but I put off thinking about it because it was unpleasant. The thought of having to deal with all that clutter was overwhelming, and I had too much to do, or I was too tired, so I procrastinated. Clutter, it turns out, is procrastination. But I learned to deal with that procrastination one small chunk at a time, and I cleared it out.
Drawing Typography by Eika Dopludo “Life in Alphabet”, and “In Love” are two pretty amazing projects of representing type using organic inspirations. The author is Eika Dopludo illustrator and artist from Russian. > behance.net/EikaDopludo First Page Creativity New journals are exciting–the possibility, the fresh approach, the hope you will be as filled with opportunity as the journal is filled with pages. And then that clutch of fear: the. first. page. Suddenly the possibility, joy, newness, excitement is filled with panic. Your inner perfectionist starts up on full volume. “Well, once you ruin the first page, the whole journal is ruined,” or, “Sure, go ahead and make a fool of yourself on page one.” 15 Free Guides That Really Teach You USEFUL Stuff - StumbleUpon Advertisement Over the past months, we’ve written quite a few PDF manuals for you, on all kinds of diverging subjects, including BitTorrent, iTunes, iPhone, Twitter, Mac, Linux, Photoshop and several other topics. Freely available to MakeUseOf subscribers, there are now multiple manuals released every month, for everyone to enjoy. After releasing 15 manuals and nearly half a million downloads we thought it was about time to look back and review what has been published so far. Enjoy!
How to Collage in Your Art Journals ©2004 - 2006 by Aisling D'Art click any image to see it larger Collage is an easy way to add art to your diary or journal. For years, I started each day with a quick collage, the same as I used to to "morning pages" as described in the book, The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. For me, collages are a more visual version of "morning pages."
100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials How to create and keep an art journal by aisling d'art ©2006 Artist's journals are illustrated diaries and journals on any theme. An art journal can be a record of your daily thoughts, a travel journal, an exercise or diet diary, a dream journal, a place where you jot down your goals or to-do lists, or... well, almost any record that you'd like to keep in a book or notebook. They become "art journals" when you add any kind of illustration or embellishment to the pages.
100 Amazing How-To Sites Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language.