One of my favorite things that was shown to me during my elementary age years was an optical illusion. It was the very famous Rubin Vase (pictured below) which you can see in either two ways - as a vase or as two faces that are facing each other....
What you can read and do to teach yourself how to draw and paint.
A simple drawing of a dog for ages 2-101. The author is an art instructor who used mixed media to create this charming step by step tutorial of how to draw a dog and use oil pastels and mixed media.
Although Johnny Gruelle is today known mostly as an author of stories about Raggedy Ann, he was a man of many talents. Are you interested in the background of this popular doll and her designer?
How do I learn to draw? What is symbol drawing? Where can I get commissions? If you are new to art, you can find answers to your questions here.
What should you consider when starting a portrait drawing business? Here is what I've learned.
My original list of 1000 Random Things To Draw was a big hit. But that was years ago so here is my new and improved and alphabetized list. Use it for fun or to expand your art skills. If your art is stuck in a rut, step out of your comfort zone and...
Creating usable maps with GIMP is easy whether you want a simple line drawing or a photorealistic contoured map. The techniques are simple to learn and practise. Let me show you how.
Mark making in the new digital art world, is there anything truly new and do we really make a new mark on human endeavor or just reinvent the already invented?
A staple of the Nintendo merchandising machine, Pikachu is a fantastic subject for beginner artists. It's small, it's simple, it doesn't worry much about realistic anatomy, and it's easy to twist into a ton of cool poses. Find out how below. Always...