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How to draw exactly what I see?

How to draw exactly what I see?

Questions from Łukasz

– How to reduce time of drawing? I think my pictures are never finished.
– How to learn to use right pencils in right way?
– I tend to press too much while I’m drawing and end up with pictures that don’t look natural.
– And the most important question is, how to train my eye to draw exactly what I see?…

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Creative Guidelines

Creative Guidelines

Questions from Patrícia

Which are the most important guidelines, within the creative process, to achieve a meaningful, emotional original artwork?

Your website is really good. Do you have a “social media network” where people (art lovers) could share ideas, doubts, knowings about art and drawing? Also would be interesting to have a bit about history of art…

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How should I study drawing?

How should I study drawing?

Question from Slater Smith

For the past month, I have been in something of an artistic rut. I cannot call it a creative block, because I get ideas all the time. I just don’t have the technical ability to execute them.

So my question is, how exactly should I study drawing? Maybe focus on one for say a month, then move on to the next area? Or should I study two subjects that are closely related, like architectural drawing and perspective?…

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Answers to Drawing Academy survey questions

Answers to Drawing Academy survey questions

Many thanks to all of you that participated in the Drawing Academy Survey.

The survey’s winner has been awarded with the full Drawing Academy Course!

More than 100 participants asked academy tutors their most pressing questions about art, how to improve their drawing skills, and the Drawing Academy course itself. We did our best to answer all of them via email.

Below are our answers to 43 selected questions you might find interesting and helpful…

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How to train myself to draw from memory?

How to train myself to draw from memory?

Questions from David P.

I’ve been enrolled in the Drawing Academy for a month now and I’ve learned so much. Your first month’s lessons alone have helped me tremendously with my concept art.

I’m going to an art college right now; it’s okay, but I hate the 5 pencil method. It’s too sophisticated and confusing. I mean, I don’t know anyone who uses it, and I know it’s just not for me…

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Drawing Trees

Drawing Trees

Question from Jeremy H.

In the Drawing Academy video lessons 26 & 43 you cover drawing a tree which is great, however I am finding I am having difficulty getting a variety of different tree types to look correct as I see them in nature… or my trees kinda all look the same.

Painting trees is so much easier than drawing them! Help! …

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Sourcing Transparent Artist’s Oil Paints & Materials

Sourcing Transparent Artist’s Oil Paints & Materials

Question from Stephan, Drawing Academy student

I love and appreciate the Traditional multi-layer oil painting approach of the old masters. So much so, that I intend to create a body of work utilising this approach.

My question is: Where can I source such oil paints and purchase them? Any particular website or Company that possess these oils that are of good, professional Artist’s quality? These oils to venture into this approach could not be found locally. Please provide me with some legitimate source…

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