Drawing

Drawing with Conte crayons

Conte crayons originate from France and are named by their inventor Nicolas Jacques Conte. They are similar to soft pastels but are a bit harder and contain more oil. Crayons are made from pressed chalk and graphite bind together with resin and oils. They come in the...

How To Use Graphite Sticks

Pure graphite, the same graphite you can find in graphite pencils can also be purchased in the form of graphite sticks. Graphite sticks can be soft or hard and can be in the form of a round pencil or hexagonal stick which is used for covering large surfaces while...

How To Draw Landscapes Using Soft Pastels

Maybe the biggest challenge for any landscape artist is creating depth and impression of space on a flat piece of paper. The most effective mean in achieving the depth and sense of space on your drawing is the use of colour and tone in such a manner to create effects...

Cross Hatching Drawings

Hatching and cross hatching has been used for centuries as the means of achieving tone and texture...

Drawing With Erasers-Fun Way To Create

Drawing With Erasers-Fun Way To Create

Erasers are not used only to correct errors on your drawings they can also be used for drawing by deleting certain areas on your drawing thus making light areas on your drawing giving a different effect than you would get by leaving uncoloured areas. Drawing with...

Drawing With Charcoal Pencils,In 5 Easy Steps

Drawing With Charcoal Pencils,In 5 Easy Steps

People have been using charcoal for drawing since the early days, its the drawing medium with the longest history. Drawing with charcoal pencils is very fulfilling because with them you can achieve so many beautiful effects. With the slightest change in applying the...

How To Draw With Coloured Pencils

How To Draw With Coloured Pencils

Many of us get so used to drawing with coloured pencils during our school days so we underestimate their value for an artist. Coloured pencils are very light, easy to carry and very easy to use so they are ideal to use for making sketches and drawings outside of the...

Drawing With Pencils

Drawing With Pencils

Drawing with pencils especially soft ones allows the artist to achieve various drawing effects. With one single soft pencil, you can make strong expressive lines and soft velvety tones thus creating very full scetch you intend to use for painting or a complete...

Supplies For Drawing

Supplies For Drawing

There are many reasons why one should learn how to draw. First of all, drawing is a source of great pleasure. Drawings and sketches are much better than photographs when used as a mean to create a painting. The most important is that drawing helps us develop our...