Art Classes!Hello I'm looking to teach a new Skillshare class soon. Any interest? And if so what would you like to learn? More portrait, still life, general drawing? http://gabbyd70.deviantart.com/journal/poll/4267324/ Feel free to share your ideas with me if you'd be interested in learning.Art Classes! by gabbyd70
My first class is packed with information! So if you are interested in portraiture, please check it out!
Start Drawing: Techniques for Pencil Portraits
Seven years ago when I was struggling to learn portraiture, I remember saying to my mom, "When I "get" this, I'm going to teach everyone how to do it!" So here we are, seven years later and I'm ready to share the knowledge I've discovered!
After years of studying with professional portrait artists, by reading tons of books on how to draw the face, and by studying the works of master artists such as Sargent, Bouguereau, and Vande
PencilsArtist's ToolboxPencils by Cassy-Blue
Let’s talk about pencils, the handy tool that every artist uses. The pencil can seem pretty basic at first glance, just a mundane everyday object. But the pencil can create magic:
There are a variety of brands of pencils that you can use for art and a variety of kinds. Let’s quickly look at some examples:
Graphite Pencils: This is your humble every day pencil. It is useful for sketches and full scale black and white work. There are many brands ranging from cheap to expensive. Art graphite pencils vary in hardness. The best way to think of hardness is how easily the graphite smudges or applies to the paper. F is the lightest and the hardest lead (the graphite filling of a pencil) and 9B is the softest and darkest lead