Looking at Jim McConlogue's stunning landscapes and seascapes it is hard to believe him when he says that he started out just like everybody else. "So many people believe that they can't do it. But you aren't given the ability to draw a landscape. Those are things you teach yourself. I try to help them believe that they can do 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!"
"Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence." Henri Matisse
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.
"There are two things you can never have too many of: good friends and good shoes."
"There is joy in feeling the bristles of a quality brush, seeing the richness and lush color of truly good pigment flowing onto the paper or canvas. The cheap stuff just makes for harder work and lesser results."-Gene Black
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!
Our first drawing lesson is about to begin, and that can be kind of scary if you're first starting out. Don't worry about how nice your drawing looks or whether your lines are perfectly straight. When drawing monsters, the messier and squigglier the better! Follow the steps and your monster will appear right before your very eyes (or eye)!
Molly Jacques is the talented artist, illustrator, and teacher behind the beautiful hand lettering projects featured in the recently release Pinterest Perfect. In her Detroit-based studio, Molly crafts artwork for The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, and The Wallstreet Journal, just to name a few. She also regularly blogs and teaches her calligraphy skills to students through various workshops. Basically, Molly does everything and makes it look good.
"To err is human, to ARR is pirate."
"My little dog−a heartbeat at my feet." Edith Wharton
"Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world." Marilyn Monroe
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