Category Archives: Inspiration

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How to Draw Still Life


Posted on August 30, 2014 by

A still life is simply a group of objects arranged together to form a composition. It can be in the form of a photograph, painting or drawing. Still life is a basic exercise for drawing and painting. It is taught at initial levels of Fine Art teachings.
Still life is most useful when learning how to look at objects, their outlines, shape, proportions, tone and composition. When your eyes and hands are in tune to draw what you see, it allows you to accurately put that image on paper and enhance your drawing abilities.
This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to create a still life using pencils.


Seeking Inspiration for Drawing Ideas


Posted on April 8, 2014 by

Being inspired is much easier said than done. It can be challenging at times to find the right mood and drive to get the creative juices flowing. If you are an illustrator working on a major project or you just have to draw something specific for an upcoming project, there are methods for pulling in the inspiration you need to get the job done. Here are just a few examples of how to stimulate the senses and find your own creative muse. (more…)