Category: Introduction for Beginners

You can draw | How to get over your drawing challenges | Welcome to the new medium

Drawing challenges There have been many subjects on the practical methods of drawing and how to get over the drawing phobia. One of the most famous author Betty Edwards wrote a best selling book on this subject ‘Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain’ (1979). This has been the standard text for many teachers […]

A drawing of Will Smith made on the Samsung S6 Lite but you can do on other tablets

This is an update on my previous blog post of a drawing of Will Smith that I made using the Paintology app on the Samsung S6 Lite tablet. However, anyone can do this on other Android tablets including the Amazon fire tablets. The reason why this drawing is interesting to beginner artists is because of […]

Paint by Numbers – Fun way to improve your drawing skills!

Many of us are familiar with the Paint by Numbers and have tried it when they were young. The basic way that Paint by Numbers work is that you get a sheet with an outline of a drawing with each segments labelled with numbers. The numbers are usually represented by colors. The Paint by Numbers […]

The value of practicing Art, the right way.

Many people have heard the phrase that you can’t learn or grow if you don’t take the time to practice. All of us hear the words ‘practice’ but some many are still baffled as to why with all the practice, they still can’t get to the next level. Believe it or not, there is such […]

So you think you can’t draw! Try again.

Many folks are defeated by the idea of drawing even before they start. Little do they know that they are missing out on one of the largest pastime in the world. There is a good reason why many people pursue the art of painting and drawing and it does not always stem from ability. In […]

Introduction to Digital Drawing

Many of us are inspired to do painting and drawing because we see a large body of art including painting that we find all around us. When we go to another person’s home, we are immediately drawn by their choice of artwork that they have hand picked to add a certain aesthetic beauty to their home.

A Brief Introduction to Painting & Drawing for Beginners

If you have never done any drawing or painting before, this is a good place to start. The first thing you need to do is get any thoughts out of your head that says ‘you can’t draw’ and replace it with a good dose of enthusiasm and passion. Like any other hobbies, all it takes is a bit of confidence, lots of enthusiasm and plenty of practice.