The Color Mix
Bright reds—scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry—are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone.-Christian Dior
Valentine's Day is a sweet time to send notes to friends, family, and loved ones...and a great excuse to try your hand at hand lettering!
The fun of doodling comes from not trying too hard.
Let's start with a simple question: What is a stick figure? There's more to it than you think. Those fine lines and basic shapes are actually the "skeletons" of more complicated drawings. In fact, animators and cartoonists sketch stick figures first to get the look and feel of a character before adding more color, layers, and definition to make a sleek, 3-D image.
Anyone who has been to New York City knows that it's the city that never sleeps. While the entire city may be high energy, each section of the city has it's own feeling and vibe.
Let's face it: we love our pets! Cat people love their cats. Dog people love their dogs. And so on and so forth with birds, horses, guinea pigs, and all sorts of feathered and furry friends!
Color me happy! My daughters and I just love The Big Book of Color. Page by page we've taken a journey together through a rainbow of shades and concepts. With it's bold, vivid illustrations and super simple learning tools, we've been able to cover everything from the color wheel to complementary colors to the emotions tied to colors.
Jim Dowdalls is an artist and illustrator living and teaching in California. He is an accomplished medical illustrator, working with healthcare-industry clients for more than 25 years. Author and artist of the new Academy of Art: Fundamentals of Drawing, Dowdall's step by step teaching style is a fit for everyone from beginners to advanced artists.
Food lovers rejoice! We have the perfect book to blend your culinary delights with your artistic genius: Doodling for Foodies. Consider it a gourmet guide to channel all your good taste to the doodling page.
Mickey is one of those evergreen characters that has entertained children and adults for generations. Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades is a celebration of all the characters that Disney fans have come to love throughout the years.
A good fashion illustration should not only capture the vision of the designer, it should drive the essence of the times.Simon Ungless
Happy New Year! We are ringing in 2015 with a series of giveaways to kick start your artistic resolutions. Have you decided to start the year by revving up your drawing skills? Scurry into some new drawing techniques with Drawing Forest Animals. We're even doing an Instagram giveaway for a copy of the book! To enter: head over to @walterfoster on Instagram, follow @walterfoster and tag a friend. Two lucky followers will be chosen on Monday, January 12th to win a copy of the book.
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