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Pencil Drawings - Realistic Portrait Art - Sketches and Colored Pencil - Grand Rapids Artist

4.19.13- New pencil drawing added to the 2013 pencil drawings section. This is a commissioned portrait drawing on tinted paper. (tinted portrait drawing) 3.21.13- New oil painting added to the 2013 pencil drawings section. This is an oil painting I did of a friend. Expect many more oil paintings like this.

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Tips and Techniques for Pencil Drawing » OnlyPencil Drawing Tutorials On the last tutorial we worked on how to draw tiger stripes. This time we will learn how to draw leopard spots.. Drawing spots is basically the same idea using similar techniques. For this tutorial we’ll be working on leopard spots. Continue reading How to Draw the Head From Any Angle The Basic Forms To draw the head from any angle you must first understand its basic structure. Look past all the distracting details and visualize the underlying forms. This ability to simplify can be applied to the features of the face, but when starting the drawing you could look even further. We Help You Draw fancymarquis: my new brush u guys were asking for!! hope u like it ^u^ !! thankyou for coming to the stream !! luv u guys (Source: oujjou, via art-and-sterf)

Self Portrail Stencil I am soooo excited about this one. Please do try it, especially you journal artists. It is a lot more fun than you'd think to manipulate images of yourself. Although I make stencils a lot, it had never occurred to me to do a self-portrait until I read Randi Feuerhelm-Watts' brilliant book, Wide Open. If you don't have her book, go get it today. So many inspiring ideas! How To Draw Hands - Tutorials - Draw As A Maniac So everybody knows that the hands and the fingers are one of the hardest things to draw. So here is a personal collection of different hand references, hope to enjoy it and never stop practice. Hogarth hand poses from Iron Giant (middle of page) Mickey Mouse Hand Model Sheet by Les Clark ca. 1932 Merlin hand poses via Deja View Hand drawing tut by uchuucacahuate on deviantart.

Drawing the Human Eye » OnlyPencil Drawing Tutorials We can all probably draw the human eye, we draw the oval shape with the iris and pupil. I consider that to be a basic sketch of the eye. Before you draw a realistic eye you must first study what it really is. Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! How to Draw Hair, Part 1 Looking back at my tutorials on drawing the head, I realized that I covered individual features, but completely left out hair. This tutorial will is split into 3 parts: The Basics, Types of Hair, and a Step by Step drawing. I’ll start this first part of the series with common mistakes that I see all the time. Common Mistakes when Drawing Hair Forgetting about the volumes

Pencil Portrait Lessons In the last lesson on eyes we talked about the various problems that artists run into when trying to draw eyes as realistic as possible. In this lesson, we will begin the drawing process. There are two things that you need to do in order to in order to get started. The first is to make sure you are using the right tools. Chapter 2. Human anatomy and figure drawing Chapter 2. Human anatomy and figure drawing Before we start, I'd like to point out that knowledge of human anatomy is not a replacement for studying the body from real life or photos. So keep cranking out those sketches! (And hoarding those Victoria's Secret catalogs and similar magazines. Strictly for reference, of course.) Learn Basic Drawing Six FREE easy and fun Basic Drawing lessons! The six Basic Drawing Lessons I have created have proven successful for beginning students over the past 40 years I have been an art instructor. I have written step by step, information-rich lessons that are easy to understand and fun to do! Learning drawing skills and techniques is accomplished through exercises that acquaint students with drawing materials first, so that confidence is gained early on and the student is ready for the visual projects. Perhaps you are feeling cautious about drawing. Maybe you've never drawn before, or, you did drawings long ago but something or some one discouraged you and you quit.

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