Category: Art


What Do Artists Actually Do

What do artists actually do in real life? Television often portrays artists sitting around in coffee shops having deep and meaningful conversations, or swanning about in interesting clothes at art galleries, or having dramatic nervous breakdowns, usually connected to drugs and alcohol. It’s true that…


What is gesture drawing

Gesture drawing is a loose form of sketching that attempts to capture your subject’s basic form and express movement. It is a favorite style for drawing figures that are filled with emotion, though it can also be used for still lifes or any subject you like. As…


Landscape Art and Drawing Ideas

Landscape doesn’t just mean hills and trees. Landscape can include any outdoor scene from wilderness and farmland through to suburban views and urban cityscapes. It can encompass a broad vista and distant mountaintops, through to macro studies of small details. Sometimes landscape drawing is a way to…