Closer to Van Eyck The panels of the Ghent Altarpiece are coated with layers of varnish. Varnish serves as a protective coating for paint layers and has important optical functions, since it saturates a painting's colors and creates a more even surface. However, most varnishes gradually degrade over time, getting brittle and opaque, and becoming a darkened and yellowed layer that can dramatically impact the perception of a painting's colors and tonal values. Tips on how to improve your drawing ability A warm welcome to you dear reader! If you have not already, why not subscribe to The Design Sojourn Newsletter and get my latest thoughts on Strategies for Good Design conveniently delivered right to your inbox? It's free! You can also follow me on Twitter and Facebook as well. Thanks for visiting and please keep in touch?
How to Create a Miniature Garden Today we will talk a little bit about miniature gardens. I was searching form a totally other thing and I “stumbled” on some pictures with amazing miniature gardens made in flower pots. At first, it’s better to know that this miniature gardens planted in a pot or other container, are designed to resist outside in the sun or rain. For this it’s better to use real small plants, which have a very slow growth rate.
Crazy Illustrations By Chow Hon Lam Chow Hon Lam is a t-shirt designer and a humorous illustrator from Malaysia. He has been completed this crazy project called Flying Mouse 365, which is create 1 design per day. I hope his illustrations can bring some smile and entertainment to the world. About the author How To Draw Hands Tutorials 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
Mes favoris tricot-crochet Tuto Bordures au crochet *Skip 2 stitches, then dc 7 times into the next stitch. Skip 2 stitches, then slip stitch into the next stitch.* Repeat between ** Sources : 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 Corel Painter 12 Windows You will be downloading a 30-day, fully functional trial version of Painter X3. This trial is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. If you are uncertain of whether your system is 32-bit or 64-bit, consult the documentation that was included with your computer or contact the hardware manufacturer. If you are still uncertain, we recommend that you try the 64-bit installation first. Thank you for trying Corel software. Charcoal Drawing Techniques - How to Draw with Charcoal Let's first understand what exactly is a charcoal drawing. A charcoal drawing can be defined as, 'The use of charred sticks of wood to make finished drawings and preliminary studies.' - Encyclopedia Britannica. It produces an intense and a very dark, velvety black line. Unless some form of resin or gum is applied, charcoal as a medium easily tends to get smudged or erased which makes it perishable. This special characteristic of charcoal is used in wall murals outline which is either drawn directly on a wall or on sketches. It is also used in roughing the outline of a large painting on canvas which is further completed by using something which is more permanent such as oil.
50 Clever Tutorials and Techniques on Traditional Drawing Advertisement Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one should learn the traditional type of drawing and painting before starting digital drawing, since it often lays out the foundation for screen design. This article contains a mixture of traditional drawing tutorials, drawing techniques and some methods for transforming and preparing your creations for screen design. Some are intermediate level and some are advanced tutorials that include general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art, sketch a pencil drawing, coloring processing, character sketching, shapes, proportional, perspective and much more.
How to Draw Fabric Folds Tutorial by Barbara Bradley Look for Several Types of Folds Five of the seven fold types--pipe, half-lock, diaper, drop and inert--appear in the abundant cloth of this Roman's toga. The more fabric there is, the more types of folds you'll see. TYPES OF FOLDS - An Illustrated Tutorial from "Drawing People: How to Portray the Clothed Figure" by Barbara Bradley 1927-2008 - Recognized as one of the best and most inspiring teachers of drawing in the country. She was an award winning illustrator, instructor, and painter. What children’s drawings would look like if it were painted realistically The Monster Engine is one of those projects that make me love the Internet for its ability to expose amazing creative talent to a worldwide audience. Illustrator Dave DeVries started with a simple question: What would a child’s drawing look like if it were painted realistically? In his own words: