Normally when we draw we’re doing what’s called Additive Drawing; it’s adding charcoal, graphite, color pencils, or pen to a blank piece of paper. We draw, using an eraser as only an afterthought to remove mistakes or messiness. What if you turn that process on its head?
Are patrons of artists a thing of the past? When you hear “patron” you are likely thinking of someone who’s rich and buys art. That’s great! But there are other ways to be a patron to the artist in your life. Read on to learn 7 simple ways…
We found this article on The New York Times website about Leonardo’s famous drawings of strange faces. That also led us to this amazing looking show of his work at The Teylers Museum in Haarlem in The Netherlands.
Have you ever played the part of an “undercover artist” inconspicuously using the public as your art models? Anybody can do it, but do you dare?
Working from reality/observation/life can be a great and growing experience for any artist. What exactly are the benefits? We’ll discuss them here as well as list some possible drawbacks (and how to avoid them).
The Definition of Imagination is The mind’s ability to be creative, form new ideas and images. Have you ever wanted to tap into your imagination and ride a wave of creativity?
When creating, what are the pros & cons of the different sources: Photos, Imagination, and Reality? In this, Part 1, we’ll be looking at the benefits and drawbacks of Photographs being your subject source.
This summer, between Supreme Court arguments and the upcoming Manafort trial, Drawing New York had the great pleasure of speaking with renowned courtroom sketch artist Art Lien.
Does a vacation also mean a vacation from creating? Whether it’s a trip to the Bahamas or a 3-day staycation, let’s talk about making the most of our days-off…
The following are “face truths” that will help you draw a face truthfully. They go hand-in-hand with each other, making them less like steps to follow and more like a slide to go down.