Tag Archives: shading

Video Tutorial: Shading With Strokes

April 13, 2012

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Shading With Strokes

March 19, 2012

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Shading or building tone is a subject that is very fun for me because there’s such a wide variety of ways and tools to do it with. Blending is the method I started off with and is effective in producing a soft smooth texture, but recently I’ve been feeling a bit adventurous and have been […]

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Tips on Drawing a Life-like Head

November 27, 2011

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The problem most artist have is that their pictures are too flat, so how are you supposed to draw a 3d object on a two dimensional canvas? Here are some concepts that I’ve learned from a book by Andrew Loomis combined with my own experience.   Let’s assume you start your drawings off with a […]

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How to Draw and Shade the Nose Basics: Video Tutorial

November 18, 2011

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Here’s another video tutorial on drawing the nose.  I’ve covered this topic once already in a previous post “The Secret to Drawing Noses“, but I thought I’d make a simple video tutorial for it as well. I hope you enjoy.

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How to Draw the Perfect Smile

June 27, 2011

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Have you ever tried drawing a portrait of someone smiling and then finding to your horror that as you drew the smiling mouth the subject of your picture transformed into a toothy monster. In this post I’d like to address this problem and make it less daunting for you. Again, this comes down to shading […]

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