In this art tutorial on how to draw a sunset I start by explaining how to structure the drawing. I explain how the clouds can be designed to focus the eye on the sunset to create a wonderful effect. How to draw clouds in detail is shown using the simple technique of shading both inside […]

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Learning to draw accurately is an important drawing skill to learn. This is the final art tutorial in the series on How to Draw a Still Life Accurately. This time I am concentrating on how to add tone, light and shade. You’ll need a 2B  for the lighter tones and a 6B pencil for the […]

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This is the third art tutorial in my series on Creative Drawing and this one concentrates on the importance of negative space. Using an unusual teak chair, I demonstrate how to sketch the chair before scribbling in the negative space with a biro pen. Once complete, it’s amazing how your brain will still ‘see’ the […]

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This is the second art tutorial in my series on Creative Drawing. In this video I am using bottles as the theme, much as Picasso might have done with some of his Cubist paintings. Bottles are often used as starting points in GCSE art projects. To start draw a bottle but with an unusual technique. […]

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This is the first in a series of art tutorials on Creative Drawing. We are going to explore line drawing. In this video I am going to draw my shoes, but with a piece of graphite attached to a long stick. This means I have little control over the line which creates a more interesting […]

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