Category Archives: Drawings

about pictures drawn in pencil or coloured pencil

How to Get Exposure – Video No.284

In this 14 minute video Andrew Tischler shares 5 tips on how to get more exposure as an artist. 1) Don´t Rush 2) Get ONLINE 3) Exhibit 4) Be Persistent 5) Improve Your Quality He explains in detail what he … Continue reading

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How to Practice Drawing – Video No.283

In this video Andrew Tischler tells us about the importance of drawing. The 20 minute demonstration covers several different subjects. There are drawings of a ruin, trees, horses, rocks, and mountains. Andrew also shows us how the individual elements can … Continue reading

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How to make a letter sink into the paper in 3D – Video No.261

In this video Jonathan Harris shows us how to draw the letter “A” so that it appears to sink into the paper. The time lapse video takes about 4 1/2 minutes to demonstrate the creation of this optical illusion. There aren´t … Continue reading

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How to draw a Portrait – Video No.259

In these two speed painting videos Davide Zezza shows us how to draw a portrait in coloured pencil. The portrait starts with a line drawing to which Davide adds layer upon layer of different tones to create a 3D image. … Continue reading

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How to make a letter float in 3D – Video No.251

Pin Koro shows us how to draw a letter so that it appears to float in 3D. The time lapse video takes less than 3 minutes to demonstrate the creation of this optical illusion. There aren´t any explanations just listen … Continue reading

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How to mix gold and silver paint from primaries – Video No.246

This video shows you in about 2 minutes how to mix gold and silver paints from primary colours. Acrylics are used in the film but similar methods will be applicable to oils and watercolours too. If you like my choice … Continue reading

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How to work from a photo – Video No.245

In this video Phil Davis explains how to transfer a photograph to your support be it a canvas, a board, or paper. In the film the grid method is employed. However, that is not the only way to achieve good … Continue reading

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How to paint drops of water – Video No.244

In this speed painting video Sandor Vamos creates drops of water with coloured pencils. In just over 10 minutes he produces a perfect optical illusion. It does not need explaining just enjoy it and listen to the music. Please CLICK … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass and Lemon – Video No.242

Today I have chosen a still life painting in coloured pencils. Watch how the scene showing a plate, a lemon, a spoon and a glass of water develops in this speed painting video in just 3 minutes. More of my … Continue reading

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How draw a cat – Video No.237

This 3 1/2 minute speed painting video by Marcello Barenghi depicts a grumpy cat. Marcello is a master with pencil and paper. On his website you will find a lot more of his fascinating videos. They have all had tens … Continue reading

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