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100 Awesome Art Lessons on YouTube

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. 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

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Amazing Sketch Book Drawings by paul0v2 Thu, 09/22/2011 - 11:18 This amazing sketch book belongs to Russian artist and illustrator Irina Vinnik. These sketches are so amazingly done that they look more like the final piece, each page takes you to a different world of details that makes you dive into this drawings. Take a look and let us know what you think. For more from Irina Vinnik visit vinnik.net

Teach Yourself Graphic Design: A Self-Study Course Outline Fortunately, it isn’t required to go to design school in order to be a graphic designer. A good foundation in graphic design history, theory, and practical application will help you hit the ground running. There are plenty of resources available in which you can learn graphic design on your own. Don’t set your expectations to high at first, as it will take enthusiastic study for years to become great. You can do it though! CLIP STUDIO PAINT A piece of software, which has acquired 350,000 users in Japan for 1.5 years after the release, with outstanding drawing performance for manga. Evolve with all the functions of ComicStudio, 1.6 million copies of which have been sold around the world. You can see English subtitles by customizing settings on Youtube. CSP is really remarkable for inking and coloring my works! - Santa Fung (Malaysia) CSP is a fantastic digital painting software with a powerful brush customization system and color palette management.

How to Draw Celtic Knotwork The old method These instructions can be followed with pencil and paper or using any computer based drawing or drafting program. I have used Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, and AutoDesk AutoCad for various projects, but my favorite is Corel Draw. In the tutorial below I show the method that I use in Corel Draw; however, I have deliberately left out program-specific instructions. I did this to make the instructions more broadly applicable to work with as many drawing and CAD programs as possible. This method, like most, begins with drawing the grid.

today in art & 8 Drawing Exercises That Every Artist Should Practice Wire Drawing Exercise Example from save-janos.net – this example has been placed on a painted acrylic background With this exercise you are not going to be drawing at all. All you need is some wire and a pair of pliers with cutters. My favorite wire for this exercise is tie wire and you can get it almost any hardware store.

34 Digital Painting and Drawing Tutorials Nowadays, lots of great Photoshop tutorials appear on the web each week. However, lately I’ve noticed a real decline in the amount of tutorials teaching digital painting and drawing. This is most likely because these tutorials are often more intricate and time consuming to produce. However, any great designer should at least explore the wealth of techniques involved with digital painting. The Explosively Colorful Spray Paint Portraits of David Walker Without aid of stencils or brushes London-based artist David Walker creates elaborately explosive portraits using directly applied spray paint. Even as the colors drip and mix on large outdoor walls it’s hard to imagine the level of control and detail the artist must possess to create the shadows, lines, and textures that create each piece. The top and bottom pieces in this post are recent works seen in London and Paris, and you can see much more on his Facebook page and in his shop where he has nearly a dozen portraits available as high quality prints. (via street art utopia)

Creative Hand-Lettering Tutorials: Part II In Part I of Creative Hand-Lettering Tutorials, I showed you how to create three eye-catching styles of hand-lettering. Today, I’ll be showing you a few more styles so you’ll have a veritable artillery when a lettering situation arises. And — make no mistake — a lettering situation is always around the corner! Still Life Drawing tutorial - How to draw a Zippo lighter index>drawing tutorials >still life tutorial I made this tutorial to show the different steps that I take in drawing a realistic still life drawing. There are many different methods though, so don't rely purely on this one. :) I buy all of my supplies from Blick Art Materials . Buying your stuff from that link helps me keep adding to this site.

Shading Tutorial, How to Shade in Drawing index>drawing tutorials >shading tutorial For this shading tutorial I will explain several different techniques on how to shade. Proper shading is important in drawing realistically. Good shading textures and tonal flow can add a lot to a drawing. Beautiful Animated Cinemagraphs of New York by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burghas Digital artists and photographers Jamie Beck and Kevin Burghas created this breathtaking series of cinematic animated gifs featuring locations in New York… Jamie Beck | Kevin Burg MAKING A MARK: Best Art Books about Drawing and Sketching just had a revamp! I've just reviewed and revised the way the information on The Best Books about Drawing and Sketching is organised so that there is now a more logical grouping One of the problems with my information sites is that sometimes as the content keeps increasing the site structure and layout becomes increasingly odd - so every now and again I give them a good sort out. I'd call it a spring clean - but it's the end of July!

Drawing the Human Body in Perspective: Video Series Figure drawing techniques can help you create realistic images of people in your art work. Learn how to draw different parts of the human face and body with help from a professional artist and art instructor in this free video series on figure drawing techniques. Figure Drawing in Perspective When drawing the human form in perspective, it's helpful to use a mannequin. Determine the top and the bottom of your figure relative to what you are drawing with help from a professional artist and art instructor in this free video on figure drawing techniques.

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