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How to Improve Drawing Skills: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

The foundation of any art is drawing. It does not matter whether you are a printmaker, a sculptor, or a painter; all of it always begins in a drawing. Hence, knowing how to improve drawing skills isn’t just necessary for beginners, but it also helps professionals improve their art further. The thing about drawing that […]

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How to Draw Anime: A Guide for Manga and Art Enthusiasts

Anime is a specific form of animation that originates from Japan, and many people are into it. There are various ways in which anime lovers express their enthusiasms including drawing anime characters. As such, we will show easy methods and techniques on how to draw anime characters and plots. Sketching an anime character can be […]

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What Are Graphite Pencils?

What are graphite pencils? Are they the same as your regular pencils? Do they refer to drawing pencils? It can really be confusing when you refer to something as a graphite pencil, but what we fail to notice is that all pencils can be a graphite pencil. The term graphite pencils are commonly used in […]

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How to Use Charcoal Pencils Like a Pro

Charcoal has been a traditional medium of drawing for centuries and is a personal favorite of several artists because it produces bold and rich tones with high contrast. It can also be erased and blended easily, which allows artists to create a plethora of effects on paper. However, to reach a point where you can […]

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How to Use Brush Pens in Calligraphy for Absolute Beginners

If you’re a user of social media websites like Instagram and Pinterest, then chances are, you have already seen really beautiful calligraphy works done with brush pens shared by different artists. Heck, you might even be wondering how to use brush pens yourself. Calligraphy is really trending right now. Whether that be quotes from popular […]

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How to Draw a Realistic Person?

Whether it be creative vandals on the streets, luxurious framed sketches of great artists mounted on the walls of your office, or even the cute doodles on various pieces of paper of your kids at home, we see tons of sketches on a daily basis. You may seem busy all the time, and the rush […]

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How to Practice Drawing: Your Ultimate Guide

If you want to be good at something, then you have to practice. That’s usually how it works, especially if the skill doesn’t come naturally for you. Some people want to be the next best singer, dancer, actor or athlete; others just want to explore the arts and learn how to practice drawing. You might be thinking […]

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How to Properly Hold a Stylus for Drawing: Tips and Techniques

Artists are always on the lookout for new mediums to abuse, disuse and explore and with the advent of the digital age, it should not come as a surprise that something so common like a tablet can be used to create and display masterpieces crafted by masters and apprentices alike. These so-called digital artists would […]

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How to Draw Cool Designs: The Fundamentals

“How to draw cool designs?” is a common question uttered by people who want to become artists or those who are interested in venturing into arts. Of course, we all should start somewhere, right? May it be just a simple heart or even an unshapely drawn tree. Definitely, for professional artists out there, it is […]

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Best Drawing Markers for the Artist in You

What are the best drawing markers for beginners and professionals? Honestly speaking, that question can be hard to answer as there are a lot of markers on the market right now. With the boom of bullet journaling, companies jumped on that train and released a lot of markers from brush tip to the typical types. […]

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