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Recent Works on Behance. Grow. Pencil sketches that seem to stand up off the page [12 pictures] Most of these drawings by Ramon Bruin seem relatively simple, but at the same time, because of their shadows and some intriguingly placed real-life props in the photographs, the sketched images appear to be almost magically leaving the bounds of the paper they’re drawn on… (via My Modern Met)

Pencil sketches that seem to stand up off the page [12 pictures]

The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci. Coffee Cups. Drawings on the fridge. Charlie Layton – a freelance designer and illustrator from Philadelphia, USA.

Drawings on the fridge

Each week, he draws on his refrigerator easily erasable marker. His creations Charlie every week puts on Facebook under the name “Frosty Friday”. On the creation of each of these “marker masterpieces” Charlie takes about 20-30 minutes, and it usually ends with a cup of coffee Friday morning. That’s right, dear, magnets on the refrigerator no longer in vogue. Marker drawings – that the trend of the season! Step by Step Realistic Pencil Portrait Drawing Tutorial by Christopher Sia of Pencil Portrait Mastery. About Christopher Sia Hi, my name is Christopher Sia and I’ve been teaching pencil portrait drawing since 2006.

Step by Step Realistic Pencil Portrait Drawing Tutorial by Christopher Sia of Pencil Portrait Mastery

The students from my online drawing course range from various countries across the globe, of which includes US, UK, Australia, Denmark, Canada, Italy, Singapore, Philippines, India, South Africa, New Zealand, Ireland, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden and the list goes on. People often ask me the question whether the time and effort I put into drawing and teaching people how to draw is worth it. My answer to them is that it does require a lot of work and does not appear to be an easy task to be done, but it’s the work that I am passionate about and love doing. I wasn’t born as talented as Leonardo da Vinci but I do believe that the skills and achievements I have today is a result of my hardworking practices. This free pencil portrait drawing tutorial is courtesy of Christopher Sia.

I will only recommend products and services that I myself have carefully reviewed. This Photo Is Actually a Pencil Perfect Drawing. At just 22 years old, Italian artist Diego Fazo has developed the skill to create photo-realistic drawings using a simple charcoal pencil.

This Photo Is Actually a Pencil Perfect Drawing

His latest creation, pictured below, has drawn hundreds of positive comments on his Deviant Art profile. Don’t tell me you can tell the image below is a drawing and not a high-definition photograph, because I don’t buy it. In fact people were so skeptical this incredible piece of art was drawn by hand that young Diego Fazo had to put up some photos of the work in progress just to lay doubts to rest. And looking at his-mind-blowing masterpiece, can you really blame people for questioning it’s hand-drawn? Like other talented artists who started their careers on Deviant Art, Diego is a self-taught pencil master whose technique matured with the passing of the years.

Scroll down for more of his awesome drawings, and check out his Deviant Art profile, as well. 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Drawings for Inspiration. Design Instruct 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Drawings for Inspiration Apr 13 2013 19 Comments By Jacob Gube Sketchbooks are where ideas and great work often begin.

50 Beautiful Sketchbook Drawings for Inspiration

A sketchbook is a journal of the creative process, giving you absolute freedom to explore, express and discover your concepts. If you’re looking for sketchbook ideas — whether you’re just starting to sketch or need inspiration for your existing sketchbooks — take a peep at these remarkable examples of sketchbook drawings by talented individuals. "just doodles" by Andrea Joseph "rollergirl pile up" by Andrea Joseph "some things are a design classic" by Andrea Joseph "transformer man" by Andrea Joseph "put on your red dress baby" by Andrea Joseph. Sketchbook Secrets: 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Scans.

The sketchbook is—to borrow a term from the new millenniums’ popular discourse—an artist’s BFF.

Sketchbook Secrets: 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Scans

It’s a diary for the visually inclined—a place where artists can most comfortably explore their personal thoughts, work out their visual needs, practice, maintain a visual history, and hopefully create the unpolished work that will eventually lead to amazing work for the world to see. But, sometimes, when we’re lucky, we get to see the process. Below are 50 beautiful sketchbook scans from 35 talented artists.

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