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  • New: Want to know how to promote your art on Instagram to gain followers and attract the attention of the kind of clients you want to work with? In this week’s interview, we talk to Donna Adi, a mixed media illustrator … Continued
  • Old: Want to learn how to live like an artist and build a successful creative career…but feel like you’re getting nowhere even though you’ve been working really hard? With social media, Kickstarter campaigns, and networking (not to mention all the other … Continued
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  • New: Want to learn how to live like an artist and build a successful creative career…but feel like you’re getting nowhere even though you’ve been working really hard? With social media, Kickstarter campaigns, and networking (not to mention all the other … Continued
  • Old: Dragons, myths and illustration are just some of the things that inspire today’s guest, Collette J Ellis. And, in this inspiring interview, you’ll hear how she turned her passion for making art inspired by legends from her native Wales into … Continued
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  • New: Dragons, myths and illustration are just some of the things that inspire today’s guest, Collette J Ellis. And, in this inspiring interview, you’ll hear how she turned her passion for making art inspired by legends from her native Wales into … Continued
  • Old: Can anyone learn how to draw? Jason Brubaker, this week’s podcast guest, certainly thinks so. And he should know. After starting out as a completely self-taught artist, he ended up working in Hollywood for 20 years, spending his last 7 … Continued
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  • New: Can anyone learn how to draw? Jason Brubaker, this week’s podcast guest, certainly thinks so. And he should know. After starting out as a completely self-taught artist, he ended up working in Hollywood for 20 years, spending his last 7 … Continued
  • Old: Self publishing can be a great way to get your ideas out there, but how do you even get started with a project as huge as this? In this week’s interview, we talk to JP Cawood, author of Love From … Continued
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  • New: Self publishing can be a great way to get your ideas out there, but how do you even get started with a project as huge as this? In this week’s interview, we talk to JP Cawood, author of Love From … Continued
  • Old: How do you navigate your way to artistic success? After all, the path towards a successful creative career can often be a tricky one, with all kinds of hurdles to jump before you can even get off the starting blocks. … Continued
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  • If you haven’t figured it out by now, every person is unique and that includes their face and features and we should celebrate this. To do this correctly, we need to capture those differences, so in this post we will be talking about how to achieve drawing different noses. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw Female Nose • How to Draw Male Nose • How to Draw Different Nose Shapes For more ...

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  • You know the saying – eyes are the window to the soul. If you are like me, then you may feel like your soul sits somewhere behind those eyes which makes them a very important subject to get right in your paintings. Without it, your character may fall flat! We wouldn’t want that. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Eyes • Drawing Different Types of Eyes • Portraying Different Emotions ...

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  • Have you ever drawn a mouth that comes out looking wrong… and you’re not sure what you need to do to give it a more natural feeling? That’s because you haven’t learned all you need to about how to draw the teeth convincingly. In this video, you’ll learn: • How to Draw Teeth on a Curve • Teeth Exposure Under Different Movements • How to Draw Natural Looking Teeth For more tutorials on how to dra...

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  • New: How do you navigate your way to artistic success? After all, the path towards a successful creative career can often be a tricky one, with all kinds of hurdles to jump before you can even get off the starting blocks. … Continued
  • Old: Want to know how to create a webcomic…that actually gets noticed?! In this week’s interview, we speak to Fran Krause, creator of the famous ‘Deep Dark Fears’ web comic. You’ll hear how he went from an established career as an … Continued
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  • We will be going through a number of examples proposed in our video by Francis Vallejo. These include the butterfly, loop, Rembrandt, split, broad, and short. These lighting conditions are known as lighting set ups. These can be memorized and used routinely in your work. In this video you’ll learn: • About the Planes of the Face • Shading Using Planes • Different Styles of Shading For more tuto...

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  • Want to learn how to draw matching eyes? It’s not easy to create a symmetrical face, but with this trick, you’ll be able to get those eyes to match up so they look like they belong on the same face. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw Both Eyes at the Same Time • Measuring to Get the Eyes Just Right • Creating Symmetrical Eyes Please like, comment, and subscribe! If you’re an art fanatic...

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  • Maybe you’ve looked at a face and marveled at its structures, but you may never have really taken on the task of understanding them as 3D objects. Learning the planes of the face will help you to start thinking of the head and face as a 3D structure. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Planes of the Face • To Understand the Face as a 3D Object • To Increase Your Speed Drawing Faces Pl...

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  • Human anatomy is one hell of an upward battle. So many things to learn, to draw, to retain. But taking it step by step you’ll be a pro in no time. This is one of our final steps in learning about drawing the head, now, we are just putting it all together. In this video you’ll learn: • The Basics of Face Drawing • How to Add the Features to the Face • How to Establish Guidelines for Face Drawing ...

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  • Drawing fundamentals are literally the structures that you build your drawings on. To draw heads and faces, the skull is the most important thing to understand. In this video, we will be showing you how to sketch out the skull from the front and side view. In this video you’ll learn: • The Basics of Skull Drawing • Simple Steps to Follow • Getting it Right Every Time Please like, comment, and s...

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  • Learning about the proportions of the head and face is crucial. The one thing we all see all day, are other people’s faces. When we see a face that isn’t quite right we notice it instantly. But knowing why or how the face is wrong, or how to fix it… that is hard. In this video you’ll learn: • To Pinpoint the Location to Place Features • The Lines of the Face • Where to Place Features Please lik...

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  • Drawing faces are hard, especially when you are trying to capture a face that isn’t straight on or from the side. The angles, the distorted proportions, the awkward shapes. Today we are going to walk you through the process with just a few easy steps. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Head • Finding Feature Lines • Rotating the Head Please like, comment, and subscribe! If you’re an...

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  • In learning how to draw the eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows you’ll be able to create beautiful faces that are fluid and expressive. We will also be exploring the differences between males and females and we’ll make it really easy for you. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Eyelid • Drawing Eyelashes • Executing both Male and Female Eyebrows Please like, comment, and subscribe! If y...

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  • If you haven’t figured it out by now, every person is unique and that includes their face and features and we should celebrate this. To do this correctly, we need to capture those differences, so in this post we will be talking about how to achieve drawing different noses. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw Female Nose • How to Draw Male Nose • How to Draw Different Nose Shapes Please li...

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  • The nose might not be the prettiest thing on the face but that doesn’t mean we should ignore it. It’s one of the most important things to learn how to draw because knowing how to draw the nose – means you and your viewers will spend less time thinking about it. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw a Nose from the Front • How to Draw a Nose from the Side • How to Draw the Nose in 3/4 View P...

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  • Drawing ears can be a little tricky, if you are like me – you’ve never put much thought into ears – until you started to draw faces! You may not understand the ears, but you will definitely know if they are off – so this post will help you get those pesky ears just right. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Ear from the Side • How to Draw the Ear from the Front • How to Draw the Ear fr...

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  • You know the saying – eyes are the window to the soul. If you are like me, then you may feel like your soul sits somewhere behind those eyes which makes them a very important subject to get right in your paintings. Without it, your character may fall flat! We wouldn’t want that. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Eyes • Drawing Different Types of Eyes • Portraying Different Emotions ...

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  • One of the hardest features to draw is the eye. With nearly 80% of the eyeball covered up… why do we need to look at it at all? The answer is, because although we can’t physically see it, it influences the shape of every other part of the eye. In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Eyeball • How to Draw the Iris and Pupil • How to Add a Highlight to the Eye Please like, comment, and subs...

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  • New: Want to know how to create a webcomic…that actually gets noticed?! In this week’s interview, we speak to Fran Krause, creator of the famous ‘Deep Dark Fears’ web comic. You’ll hear how he went from an established career as an … Continued
  • Old: Ever wanted to know more about creating your own comic books? In this week’s interview, we speak to Fabrice Sapolsky, co-creator of the Spider-Man Noir series published by Marvel. You’ll hear how he went from growing up as a French … Continued
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  • Have you ever drawn a mouth that comes out looking wrong… and you’re not sure what you need to do to give it a more natural feeling? That’s because you haven’t learned all you need to about how to draw the teeth convincingly. In this video, you’ll learn: • How to Draw Teeth on a Curve • Teeth Exposure Under Different Movements • How to Draw Natural Looking Teeth Please like, comment, and subscr...

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  • Want to know how to draw lips and how to draw a mouth? Then you’ll need to know about the differences between male and female mouths. Luckily, this blog post, on How to Draw the Male and Female Mouth has everything you need to get started right now! In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Male Mouth • How to Draw the Female Mouth • How to Shade Lips Please like, comment, and subscribe! I...

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  • If you feel your portraits are falling flat – it is probably because you haven’t figured out the structure of the face. Here we will be exploring how to bring your lip action to life. In this video, you’ll learn: • The Shape of the Mouth • How to Draw the Mouth • Drawing Lips from Front and Side View Please like, comment, and subscribe! If you’re an art fanatic – check out the Pencil Kings wee...

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  • New: Ever wanted to know more about creating your own comic books? In this week’s interview, we speak to Fabrice Sapolsky, co-creator of the Spider-Man Noir series published by Marvel. You’ll hear how he went from growing up as a French … Continued
  • Old: Ever wished printing for artists was more straightforward? Ever wished there was a one-stop printing shop dedicated to your needs as a creative? And, ever wished you could earn more than just a few bucks from your sales on gallery … Continued
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  • If you haven’t sat down to study the jaw before, you know how frustrating it can be when you just can’t get it quite right. After this lesson you’ll be able to understand the anatomy know-how to get it right every time! In this video you’ll learn: • How to Draw the Jaw • How to Draw an Open Mouth • Basic Mechanics of the Jaw Please like, comment, and subscribe! If you’re an art fanatic – check...

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