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Are You a Lazy Artist If You Just Make Line-Drawing Portraits?

Learning how to sketch line drawings helps you develop strong techniques.¬†Unfortunately, some more experienced artists might look down on you if you are a beginner and can only make line drawings. It’s sad to say, but I’ve known a few artists in my day who forgot what it was like to be a beginner. These artists won’t hesitate to criticize …

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Take the Stress Out of Shading with These Pencil Shading Techniques

Have you ever wanted to add shading to a drawing of yours but just didn’t know where to begin? Learning how to draw people is a skill that so many budding artists yearn to master. Mastering the shading techniques on a drawing can be daunting. In fact, the prospect of completing an entire shading project is nothing short of terrifying …

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Simple Drawing Techniques for Realistic Pencil Portraits

The desire of man to keep for himself a record of his everyday activities is so powerful that simple drawings were developed just to provide a solution to such a necessity. Cave paintings, hieroglyphics, and all artistic attempts to capture any moment quickly became a popular method of communication and thus enhancing human development. The art of drawing has been …

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Let’s See How to Draw People

Have you always wanted to draw a realistic human face? Many people feel anxious if they are asked to draw people because they fear that their facial drawing will bear no likeness to the person. Portraiture is the art of creating portraits. A portrait can be defined as a drawing, painting, or photograph of a particular person. In short, portraits …

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