"There are two things you can never have too many of: good friends and good shoes."
"Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence." Henri Matisse
As hobbies go, urban sketching gives you a lot of bang for your buck. With nothing more than a piece of paper and a pencil, you are equipped to start drawing your city or village, the people who live there, and the things that are happening in it.
"Follow along as talented cartoonist Tim van de Vall guides you through a series of fun step-by-step projects that range from a typical dad and doting pup to a pirate princess and rogue space alien. Simple instruction, inspiring artwork, and helpful tips make Creative Cartooning a must-have resource for any aspiring cartoonist!"
Who is ready for a Hawaiian vacation? Did we all raise our hands? We hope we all get to take an island trip soon, but in the mean time let's try our hand at this fun How to Draw a Dashboard Hula Doll lesson. Aloha!
Seascapes and beaches are easily some of the most photographed and painted subjects in art. It's not surprising, though. The seaside offers so many gorgeous vistas, from the lively birds and wildlife to the varied textures of sand, surf, rocks, seashells, and even dried coral.
"To err is human, to ARR is pirate."
In honor of the 4th of July, we are reaching back into history for an interesting look into the life of American-born artist Jackson Pollock.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you choose? An exotic beach vacation? A mountaintop hiking adventure? A weekend with your favorite people at an old hangout?
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