How to Draw Cat Whiskers and Leaf Veins

If you’ve ever drawn a cat or other animal you may be stuck on how exactly to do the whiskers. I mean, they are white  and we know we really can’t just use a white pencil to draw the whiskers over an area built up with layers of dark color. Well, we could, but it … Read more How to Draw Cat Whiskers and Leaf Veins

How to Sell My Art – A Beginner’s Guide

If you clicked on this article to read, you are probably thinking about selling your artwork but just don’t know how to go about it. Are galleries or shops the right way? Online? Art shows or sales? And what about promotion? Website, social media etc.? Yes, all of the above are options! I know, I … Read more How to Sell My Art – A Beginner’s Guide

What is the Color Wheel? – Color Theory Definition & Basics

Most artists know about this term – color theory – and what it means or they couldn’t very effectively create a successfulpiece of art. However, if you’re just starting out or only draw in graphite but want to branch out into the world of color, you may have wondered – what is the color wheel? … Read more What is the Color Wheel? – Color Theory Definition & Basics

Adult Coloring Books – Discussion Plus 6 Books

The adult coloring craze! According to Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coloring_book, 2012 and 2013 was when adult coloring books began to be successful. But it would be 3 years later that their popularity just exploded! And believe it or not, yours truly even published a coloring book in 2012 just before it became popular titled, “Coloring for the Joy … Read more Adult Coloring Books – Discussion Plus 6 Books

5 Best Drawing Tools – Must Haves to Draw Your Best

Whether you are drawing with graphite or colored pencils, there are tools that can make your drawing sessions go more smoothly. But what are those tools and where can you get them? This article assumes you already have the essentials – pencils, paper, blending stumps etc. What this article will discuss is 5 best drawing … Read more 5 Best Drawing Tools – Must Haves to Draw Your Best

Best Way to Learn to Draw – Try These Methods of Drawing

People tend to think of drawing as something mysterious – that it takes a special “eye”. The truth is yes, it takes a special “eye” but if you’re a patient person with a strong desire to learn to draw, you do have that special eye. Really!! You’re next question may be, “but how do I … Read more Best Way to Learn to Draw – Try These Methods of Drawing

Oil Painting Without a Solvent – Water Mixable Oil Paint

By now, it’s likely you have heard of water mixable oil paint. And even if you haven’t, I’m guessing you’re interested in finding out more about it and do not enjoy the thought of using solvents to paint with or to clean the brushes. If so, I can relate because after painting with traditional oil … Read more Oil Painting Without a Solvent – Water Mixable Oil Paint

Crayola Twistables Colored Pencils – Never Need Sharpening!

Coloring Enthusiasts! Love to color or do colored pencil art work but just dread all the necessary sharpening that needs to be done? Maybe having to sharpen deters you enough that you just avoid using colored pencils altogether. Well, have you heard of Crayola Twistables? It’s surprising how many people don’t know about them! Allow … Read more Crayola Twistables Colored Pencils – Never Need Sharpening!