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Task 7: Self-Portrait in Charcoal

Drawing self-portraits can be a great way to practice sketching techniques as-let’s face-it-there is no shortage of material when you draw yourself! Sketching or drawing yourself can be…

OCAD Studio: Basics of Form

What is Form? In the context of representational drawing and painting, a form is anything that is 3D in your artwork. It could as simple as a ball,…

Task 6: Portrait Proportions

Hi there, This week we move onto PORTRAITURE!   Ah! Portraiture, portraiture with the thought, the soul of the model in it, that is what I think must…

OCAD Studio: Rhythmic Drawing from Life Part 2

Drawing Project #2 Rhythmic Drawing from Life Part 2 Breaking Down Longer Lines and Finding Forms Introduction: This project will help you to approach your work in a…

Task 5: Knife, Fork and Spoon using Graphite or Charcoal

Let’s finish off still life with a tricky one! Metallic objects with shine can really test your observation and use of tone…so a great one to bring together…

OCAD Studio: Rhythmic Drawing from Life Part 1

Drawing Project #2 Rhythmic Drawing from Life Part 1 Finding flow-through lines and blocking in the shapes Introduction This project will help you to approach your work in…

Still Life Tasks: Perspective Drawing

Task 3 and 4 both involve still life drawing. Being able to draw in perspective is an important aspect of drawing to understand. Leonardo Da Vinci said of…

Task 4: Still Life Using Graphite

Back to graphite we go… So we are beginning to bring together all of the skills we have learned so far. We will soon be moving away from…

Task 3 Part 2: Still Life Using Charcoal

The final part to this task is to use all you have learned with universal forms and observation to produce a final still life drawing using charcoal. This…

Inspiring Artists

Task 3: Universal Forms in Charcoal Time Lapse

Watch the time lapse video to see how to add simple shading and tone to each of the universal forms using charcoal. How it is done: I like…

Task 3: Universal Forms in Charcoal

Learning to Draw: TASK 3 For this task you are continuing your skill building with using tone. By using Charcoal this time, you will not only be trialling…

Task 2: Graphite Intro

Tonal Scale and Universal forms Check out the resource above to support you with this task 🙂 The aim is to add a tonal scale to Universal Forms….

Sketchbook Ideas

Weekly Tasks

Every week we will be posting a new task in our Learn to Draw and Paint for Free Blog! Keep your eye on it and take part in…

Task 1: Right side of the Brain

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