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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. This method, like most, begins with drawing the grid. The second step is to draw in the diagonals. Next draw in the connecting curves that will become the edges of the knotwork. This is the step that most people have the most trouble with: deciding where to "Break the Grid". So, where do we put these spaces to make an aesthetically pleasing design? Here is how I do it:: I CHEAT! 1). Or 2). But back to the tutorial. Follow the diagonals until you come to a red line. OK, now that you spent all of that time drawing the grid, the diagonals and the breaks, erase all of it except the knotwork path that we darkened in the last step. For this step a computer graphics program comes in real handy. We're almost there!
How to draw and paint step by step and videos tutorial learn from professional concept artists Draw A Graduation With Pencil A (somewhat dull) Drawing Lesson That Teaches You How To Make Finely Rendered Gradations With Graphite This drawing lesson walks you through the creation of a series of increasingly "smooth" gradations. You can make a gradation by blending with a stump or tissue, but creating them with no blending at all creates a fine surface texture that can't be imitated. After you've practiced, you'll be able to make hatch marks disappear and leave behind velvety smooth graphite surfaces. Supplies 2B & HB pencils Kneaded eraser Smooth drawing paper Before You Begin Draw four one-inch squares on smooth drawing paper. Keep the pencils sharply pointed throughout the exercise. Square 1 - A Rough Gradation Fill the upper left corner with the tip of a sharply pointed 2B pencil. Square 2 - A Slightly Smoother Gradation Once again, start the gradation with the 2B pencil in the upper left corner. You'll notice that the soft pencil (2B) and the hard pencil (HB) don't blend perfectly where they meet.
The unbelievable anatomy of a Disney princess revealed deviantART user Oceanstarlet AKA Meridith Viguet has figured out the key creating the perfect princess face and body'Ginormous' eyes are important, as are a lack of a waist and ‘absolute-positive-lutely TINY’ feet By Joshua Gardner Published: 06:04 GMT, 4 June 2013 | Updated: 06:14 GMT, 4 June 2013 She doesn’t seem to like the ubiquitous children’s entertainment company’s notion of beauty, but an artist recently used her impressive drawing skills to illustrate everything that goes into creating a Disney princess. Say hello to the Disney Girls Tutorial, a step-by-step guide to building the perfect Disney princess. Posted to deviantART by user Oceanstarlet, the guide, as it were, opens with question. Who's the fairest? ‘Ever wanted to draw a Disney-style chick, but she ended up looking like a deformed Paris Hilton bobblehead?’ If so, Oceanstarlet can solve your problems. Figured it out: Tips include not giving your princess hips or muscles of any kind.
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
Drawing From Photographs | Drawing Right Side Up, Upside Down and With Grids | Beginning Drawing Lessons with Edward A. Burke Improving Your Observation - Drawing Right Side Up, Upside Down and With Grids The concept in this drawing lesson is to help improve your power of observation and drawing skills. You will be drawing from a photo right side up and upside down. Draw the portrait photo below or any large portrait photo you have. Exercise: 1 Materials: 4B pencil and 11 x 14 drawing paper. Crow Quill Pen Nibs and India Ink and nib holder. Exercise: 2 Now draw the photo upside down. Materials: 4B pencil and 11 x 14 drawing paper and ruler. Exercise: 3 In this exercise you will draw the same photo using a grid. Materials: 4B pencil and 18 x 24 drawing paper and ruler. Below is an example of a student’s drawing of the same photo and the upside down photo. This is an example of student’s first attempt at this problem drawing from a photo. Drawing by Student Artist; Margo Karney In this example of student’s second attempted of drawing the same photograph they are asked to draw the photo upside-down. Exercise:4
Online Drawing Lessons | Fun Drawing Tutorials for Kids & Adults That's right! Online drawing lessons are great fun for everyone you'll find all of your favourites right here. This page includes world famous characters that we all know and love... (if you notice anything missing be sure to send me a request so I can include it as soon as I can). I have step-by-step lessons for drawing farm animals, wild animals, birds, snakes and much much more! Each link that you click on will open a drawing tutorial showing you the final drawing at the top of the page, before going through an illustration of each stroke. So, let's not waste any more time, and lets get stuck right into some drawing lessons and learn to draw some animals... Drawing Lessons Don't forget, I'll be adding more and more drawing lessons to this site all the time so make sure you come back often to see what's new. I would also love for you to send me your results and I'd love to hear how you are coming along with your drawing abilities. Don't feel like drawing these famous characters?
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. 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. How to Draw a Realistic Eye: Eyes have been called the window to the soul, and if you want to create a realistic portrait you have to get them just right to give your drawing the emotion it needs. 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 Photography Graphic Design Sculpture Comics
Structural Packaging - Cool Hunting With the rising number of entrepreneurs among the creative community handling their own production, the value in high-quality DIY tips becomes increasingly essential. Whether you're a Danish jewelry designer peddling pieces on Etsy, an artisan handcrafting leather belts in the Pacific Northwest or an urban partnership making ties from remnant fabrics found in New York's garment district, the finishing touches—like original packaging—are not to be overlooked. Enter Paul Jackson's comprehensive new book "Structural Packaging: Design Your Own Boxes and 3-D Forms." Packed with step-by-step instructions, the informational guide will teach any novice the fundamentals of bespoke package design or paper sculptures. Jackson encourages reading the book in sequential order for maximum results, beginning with how to design the perfect net—the shape made when a box is unfolded flat, and the foundation for constructing any enclosed, self-locking polyhedron.