The French artist Henri de Toulouse Lautrec was small in stature but was a giant of an artist. He was born in Albi, in the Midi-Pyrenees region of France, on 24 November 1864. He was the firstborn child of Count Alphonse and Countess Adele de Toulouse-Lautrec. They were an aristocratic family – descendants of the […]

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In this easy drawing tutorial I explain how to draw buildings from above, so it appears we are looking down on the buildings. Using two point perspective we draw the buildings as though looking from a grass bank on a hill. How to draw and sketch the trees, the fence and hedges are all explained. […]

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Learn how to draw buildings looking from below. This tutorial explains how to draw buildings using two-point perspective, which are above the eye level. The drawing of the two buildings appears above the horizon or eye level. We start by drawing the leading edge of the building and connecting that to the two vanishing points. […]

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Want to learn to draw scissors? This drawing tutorial takes you through how to measure the scissors first simply with your fingers. This is followed by explaining how to draw the basic shapes accurately. Once the basic shapes of the scissors are drawn, I demonstrate how to make the scissors look three dimensional by using […]

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Learn to draw rocks on a beach by using shading and not outlines. This basic drawing tutorial explains how to look for the shapes in what you are drawing. In this case drawing rocks on a beach starts by drawing shapes using tone. Creating a tonal range and edges not outlines can make the drawing […]

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