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Is an art degree important?

Is an art degree important?

Question from Jay

Thank you for your video – The Shocking Truth About Art Education

But, a University or art school can give me a full-blown college degree or master’s degree, something highly regarded (and required) by galleries throughout the world as an indicator of an established or dedicated professional artist. Does your course offer that or something that will give me clout with galleries or collectors? …

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Art Courses

Art Courses

Question from Marie

The variety of information you are sending me in emails has enlightened me immensely.

At this time, I am ready to subscribe to a course. My question is: which one? If I am not mistaken, there are several different art courses you offer…

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Is drawing ability innate?

Is drawing ability innate?

Questions from Jamie Davidsmeyer

  • How can I bridge the gap between what I perceive in my mind and the action of putting it on paper?
  • Do a lot of people have difficulty with that?
  • Does practice sketching help?
  • Is it learned or do people have the innate ability?
  • Do you have to draw all the time to keep your skills on point?

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How to paint straight lines

How to paint straight lines

Question from Jaganath, Drawing Academy student

I came across some paintings of buildings. The lines of buildings are very straight.

Can you explain how the Old Master painted such straight lines?

I tried using wooden rulers but did not achieve that much precision…

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The best way to learn perspective drawing

The best way to learn perspective drawing

Questions from Daniel, Drawing Academy student

“Just two fast questions: What’s the best way to learn perspective drawing? I’ve just started, so I’ve purchased a few sketchbooks but I’m not sure where to begin. Should I simply draw from real life and apply perspective to, say, buildings and other things?

And also: In your opinion, what’s a good amount of time to invest in daily drawing?” …

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How can I get better at drawing?

How can I get better at drawing?

Question from Zawar A.

“I copy pictures and I draw them, but I don’t really feel good about it because I want to draw characters, figures and everyday objects from my imagination. How can I get better at drawing?” …

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How to draw whatever you see, think or imagine

How to draw whatever you see, think or imagine

Question from Will Price

“You teach a lot of specific techniques, “How to draw X”, but what if I want to draw Y, but you don’t have a video on it. Since the videos cover a variety of topics, do they act as case studies to help develop and hone general skills that will allow me to draw Y?” …

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