Pastel Drawing Tutorial – Pink Orchids

ABOUT THE ARTIST George Max is a Geologist, Fine Artist and Professional Translator from central Guatemala in Middle America. He was born in 1968 in a small town called of Cobán, 200 km north of Guatemala City. He traveled to the USA (Colorado State) in 1989 to study English under a one year scholarship program. […]

Rock Drawing Tutorial by Diane Wright

About the Artist In 2002, I picked up my art pencil again after 20+ years.  During this break, I devoted my time to my family and building a career.  Even though I earned my Bachelor of Fine Art degree at the University of Northern Iowa, my career path ventured away from the fine arts. I […]

Drawing Lesson – A Theory of Light and Shade

Sheri Lynn Boyer Doty CPSA -Biography 2010 Sheri Doty received a B F A degree in 1972 from the University of Utah with a painting and drawing emphasis. Having experimented with non-representational styles during her student years, Sheri preferred classic realism as thought by professor Alvin Gittons.  He and the professors, under whom she studied, […]

Introduction to Pastel Drawing Mediums

Pastels are one of the easiest mediums to work with and therefore are a very popular choice amongst artists. Pastels combine the immediacy of a drawing medium while at the same time provide the artist with a color rich, paint like environment. With pastel drawing, there is no need to prepare your drawing surface, as […]

Human Figure Drawing Lessons for Beginners

The following post contains five figure drawing videos by artist Cy Porter.  These free drawing and animation tutorials are posted to help promote Cy’s animated films. He hopes you find these videos helpful and please take the time to check out some of his animation work at solomation.com Human Figure Drawing Lesson Part 1: Overview […]

Colored Pencil Tutorial By Paula Pertile

About Paula: I was born and raised in Sacramento, CA, USA, where it gets very very very HOT in the Summer. WAY too hot. I played the piano, took tap dancing lessons, did my homework, and spent a lot of time sitting directly in front of the air conditioner. I always liked to ‘color’, and […]

Pastel Portrait Drawing Demonstration

ABOUT THE ARTIST George Max is a Geologist, Fine Artist and Professional Translator from central Guatemala in Middle America. He was born in 1968 in a small town called of Cobán, 200 km north of Guatemala City. He traveled to the USA (Colorado State) in 1989 to study English under a one year scholarship program. […]