This is the 2nd part of the two-part article “5 Tips to See & Draw Better”. Click here to view Part One. I’ve compiled these tips to give you a “visual advantage”; helping your eyes communicate with your brain and hands- with less fighting! And don’t we all want that? Let’s pick up where we left off…
This exhibition once again proves that drawing is often a refuge for artists who, with successful portrait studios, find solace in the simplicity and complexity of the art of drawing for itself.
Has this happened to you: You draw your subject with enthusiasm but then get discouraged when it doesn’t look right? Where’s the disconnect happening?
It is said “Variety is the spice of life”. The same goes for art! Let’s talk about this in regards to portraiture…
We would like to thank Rob Laterza at The Lutron Experience Center for hiring Drawing New York to run a custom drawing session for their clients and staff.
Whether you have 30 minutes or a year to work on your art, it’s not about avoiding challenge but about setting yourself up for success.
Have you ever toned your paper? Especially for portrait drawing, this can be a fun little experiment…
I love portraits! The more I draw and paint faces the more I find each one beautiful. A little trick for capturing likeness: When I look at my model, I ask myself “What is it that makes them unique? What do I like about their look?”
Pastel is one of the most versatile drawing tools available to the modern artist. Pastels contain minimal binder or filler and pastel paintings can be created on a myriad of textured surfaces.
Students will learn the fundamentals of drawing including, paper and pencil basics, how to use shape and form to create depth, measuring and proportion, and rendering form with shade.