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Task 9: Colour Values and Still Life

This task is broken down into 2 parts so that you can explore colour further before you take on your full colour still life art work. If a…

OCAD Studio: Charcoal, Graphite and Associated Tools

Graphite and charcoal are the two most commonly used dry media, they can be used together but they have slightly different properties, so I recommend using one or…

OCAD Studio: Memory Exercises

Memory exercises will help you keep images in your head when you’re drawing and painting from life or a reference. If you are able to remember how something…

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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