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Nature Drawing and Journaling (Also, it’s my Birthday)

Hey everyone! So first things first. Today is my birthday! …I don’t know why I’m sharing it here. I mean, I didn’t talk about my birthday last year, but that was last year! I’m going to be making some special cupcakes for myself and I bought some chocolate rocks that I had once almost ten… Continue reading Nature Drawing and Journaling (Also, it’s my Birthday)

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8 Ways to Improve Drawing in 5 Minutes or Less

Hey everyone! I’ve been creating art for a while. In fact, in a few short months it’ll be coming up on two years that I’ve been seriously creating art. Since I started, I’ve been trying to improve with each piece of art I make. A good example of my improvement is my last major wolf drawing.… Continue reading 8 Ways to Improve Drawing in 5 Minutes or Less

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ELEMENTS OF ART: What are They & do They Even Matter?

Hey everyone! So for Kathleen and I, school is just a month away, which is terrifying. I’m going to be taking some digital art classes and some oil painting classes at the local university over the coming school year. Because art for school (and especially for university-level school) leans heavily on the basic techniques for… Continue reading ELEMENTS OF ART: What are They & do They Even Matter?

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Reference Photos vs. Real Life. Which is Better?

Hey everyone! Since Kathleen and I have been on the road for a couple of weeks, I’ve been experimenting with using different types of references. Primarily, drawing from life and drawing from reference photos. (Still trying to figure out the whole drawing-straight-out-of-you-head kind of thing.) Now, before I started travelling and you asked me to pick… Continue reading Reference Photos vs. Real Life. Which is Better?

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Impressionism vs. Realism

Hey everyone! I can’t believe it’s already May. Soon, school will be out and I’ll have all the free time I want to draw, paint, read, write, make videos, and play music. Before that blissful time comes however, there’s finals and projects and all the wrap up that comes with the end of the year.… Continue reading Impressionism vs. Realism