Category: Drawing

Differences between digital and traditional drawing

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There is a huge debate on whether digital art takes skill or not. In my opinion, it does, but we’re not talking about that today. Today we’ll be discussing the differences between digital art and traditional art along with their advantages and disadvantages. At the end, I’ll add my own opinion to this topic. What […]

Eiichiro Oda manga drawing

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Eiichiro Oda is a Japanese manga artist, who is best known for his manga series “One Piece”. He was born on 1st January 1975 in Kumamoto. Oda has been drawing since his earlier life and his dream has always been to be a Manga artist. At the age of 17, he won the 44th Tezuka-prize […]

Portrait drawing

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Portrait drawing is one of the most popular and, at the same time, difficult art disciplines. The possibility to reproduce the image of a person with pencil, charcoal or paint on a two-dimensional surface fascinates artists since the beginning of time. But how do you learn to draw a portrait? If you go to an […]

Comparative method

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Using the Sight-Size method, the artist draws the subject in the same size as he/she sees it, whereas, the comparative method allows the artist to make the subject smaller or bigger. Although it may be more difficult to get an accurate drawing, this method is much more flexible than the Sight-Size method. You can choose […]

Sight-size method

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Sight-size refers to a method in which artists position themselves and the easel in such a way that they can paint the subject in exactly the size that it appears in their sight. Sight Size Tutorial Sight-size refers to a method in which you position yourself and the easel in such a way that you can […]

Learn life drawing and painting

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Life drawing and painting are about representing the human body in all its shapes and forms. The representation of the naked body is a difficult but, at the same time, enormously important artistic task. You get to know the proportions and the anatomy of the human body and how to portray them. In addition, you […]

Caricatures – Then and Now

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Satirical cartoons of Donald Trump and Co. Caricatures are the drawing of a subject in a humorously exaggerated way, especially a satirical one, which can be found in newspapers or magazines. Caricatures have always been used to poke fun at film stars, politicians and celebrities. One of the most caricatured politicians at the moment is […]

Anatomy in art tattoo

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Skull in art tattoo: where does this timeless cult come from? Anatomy in art tattoo has a long tradition, especially the skull. A well-known skull is the classic one of the Jolly Roger, a skull with two crossed bones. This symbol was used by pirates ships in the 17th century. This is a modification of […]

Learn how to paint: why and what do you draw?

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Learn to Draw: Why do you draw and what draws you the most? Drawing is a deep need for many people, who draw for many different reasons. The motivation is as individual as the drawer himself/herself. Some people draw to create something beautiful, others to express their emotions, and others to entertain people. Whatever the […]