When starting out with art (or any skill) you might find that you’re not seeing any visual improvement with your technique. Most of this fear of not improving is psychological because in reality you’re improving just incrementally. One of the best ways to see your art improving is to set a standard to where your […]
I sometimes go through phases of not wanting to produce any artwork and at times it can be healthy to take a break once in a while but when these breaks go on for weeks and sometimes months, then you might want to consider the reasons for taking the break in the first place. Personally, […]
When deciding to practice drawing you will need to know the two types of practices. This post will try to explain the two types with a few examples from my sketchbooks. These methods are not my own, i have researched these with the intent to reinforce my own learning and to share my thoughts on […]
I drew this Steller’s jay a while ago and i thought i’d share it here.
In my previous post “Thoughts on my old sketches” i briefly mentioned the foundations of drawing. Today i hope to explain what exactly these “foundations” are and why they’re so important for any artist. Here’s a list of the fundamentals: Form Proportion Anatomy Value/lighting Form The three elementary shapes are: circles, squares and triangles. Every […]
“Every artist was first an amateur” — Ralph Waldo Emerson. . I am going to be posting a lot of sketches on my blog and not many “finished pieces” and i’ll explain why in a later post. For now here’s some sketches from 2017. I lacked a certain structure to my face drawings and the proportions were […]
A little bit about me I’ve been drawing consistently for the last two years with a few breaks here and there and I thought it would be a good idea to start sharing my art progress through a blog format. I am by no means a professional so any insights/advice taken from my blog should […]