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Draw Tip Tuesday – Light and Shadow

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! Last week I showed you how important it is to add shadows to your drawings. They add weight, a sense of depth, and context. I'll…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – Don’t Forget the Drop Shadow

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! I like working in my sketchbook, practicing my skills by drawing from observation. It can be anything I see around me, or sometimes I find…

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December Drawing Prompts

The last month of the year!   In 2018 Sketchbook Skool has been providing daily drawing prompts every month, to give you ideas or inspiration! And here's the last set of prompts…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – An Urban Sketching Secret Tool

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! Today I have a tip that I learnt from urban sketcher and Sketchbook Skool fakulty member Liz Steel. It’s simple but so clever: The Sweatband! Because…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – How to create an art habit

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday!   Making art makes you happy. But maybe you dip in and out of making art, and sometimes your art tools are left untouched for…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – Framing Your Story

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! Do you ever get the feeling that a page feels too overwhelming because it's too ... empty? I sometimes have that, especially if I feel…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – Test Your Art Tools

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! Do you ever feel that fear of the blank page? You don't know what to draw, or maybe you have a brand new sketchbook and…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – Mixing Skin Tones In Watercolor

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! I got a request to explain how to paint skin color with watercolor. Of course, a general skin color just doesn't exist. Everybody has a…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – How to Paint Foliage and Trees

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday! I got a question about drawing and painting trees and foliage. Well, that's something I struggle with often too. Should you get into detail and…

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Draw Tip Tuesday – How To Mix Gray

Welcome to Draw Tip Tuesday!   Some people have a pan of grey or even black in their watercolor palette. Paynes Gray is quite a common shade of gray. But…

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