Drawing Techniques: Lessons, Tutorials, and Tips for Artists and Illustrators
Lifting Color: Two Methods -- This tutorial from Bet Borgeson demonstrates how an artist can make changes or fix problems in any colored pencil drawing. Techniques include using frisket film, masking tape, and burnishing tools. "From Aunt Wilmot's Things" by Bet Borgeson -- This seven-step demonstration teaches the many stages involved in creating a masterful colored pencil drawing and provides helpful tips for establishing a good composition, an effective range of values, and a variety of edges. Drawing Tutorials and Tips -- Brian Duey's online drawing tutorials focus primarily on drawing facial features and creating life-like portraits. Mini - Tutorial: Instruction for Charcoal & Graphite Pencil Artists -- J. Drawing Tutorials -- Mike Malaska shares techniques for drawing shapes, lines, perspective, and people. Figure Drawing -- Artist Tenaya Sims provides a thorough explanation of rendering the figure using brown, red, and black pencils to establish color temperature relationships.