This is the second in my series on how to draw with charcoal and chalk. In this video I shall be showing you how to draw a landscape with trees and reflections in water using charcoal and chalk. The crucial thing to remember is to get the tones correct, light tones in the background and […]

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This is the third of my art tutorials on starting to draw for absolute beginners. In this video I look at three things you need to know; hatching, tone and line. If you want to learn to draw you need to know these three elememnts.We start with a simple outline of a tree against a […]

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This is my second drawing tutorial on how to Draw with Edges not Outlines. It takes the ideas from Part 1 a stage further. In this art tutorial I start with an outline drawing, but I use edges to create the 3D effect. I explain that establishing the direction of the light source first is […]

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In this art tutorial you will learn to draw with shading. this video is designed for beginners and children. I explain how to use shading to create depth and distance in a drawing. I demonstrate how, by varying the pressure on the pencil, you can create different tones of shading. I then focus on two […]

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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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