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Category - Drawing Techniques

How To Draw Curves Accurately: The 1 Big Secret

Curved shapes are important in many paintings, not only in paintings with figures in them, but also if you are trying to capture the gesture of a particular tree, an archway on a bridge, or a vase. Many drawing books...

Nitram charcoal

Nitram Charcoal For Figure And Portrait Drawing

A very good brand of charcoal is Nitram Academie Fusains. They come in pack of 5 and bear the endorsement “Nitram is the perfect charcoal for students and instructors of the Florence Academy of Art. Its quality...

Triangulation

Triangulation is a technique for how to draw that is the single most important drawing technique you will ever learn. If you master this drawing technique you will be able to draw anything you want. The contour...