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How to draw - 90 drawing tutorials and pro tips

How to draw - 90 drawing tutorials and pro tips
Every month, ImagineFX magazine is inundated with queries from digital artists looking for advice on a specific problem they are having with their drawing and painting projects – as well as their usual hit of hints, tips and inspiration. ImagineFX has a wealth of professionals on hand to answer those questions, provide tips on how to draw better, and provide tutorials for those learning how to draw and paint. They can even come to the aid of fellow pro artists who have become frustrated by a specific technique. Here is a collection of those digital painting and drawing tips and tutorials, gathered together in one mammoth feature to help you improve your artwork. Most of the articles are Photoshop tutorials unless otherwise stated but the tips apply to other photo editor applications whatever software or hardware you are using – and some will even be of use to you if are a traditional artist. Happy drawing! Here's what's included in our mega-list: Get started over the page!

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