Progress animation of Part 2 in my David drawing tutorial. Look for the step-by-step video below!
You can do WAY more than “barely draw a stick figure.”
I really believe that any person can surprise themselves with the creative ability that exists inside them, and we need glimpses of that in ourselves. You know how just about every mom makes their kids take piano lessons as a kid? Like many kids, I often dreaded it… because it took time and practice, and I wasn’t what you’d call a prodigy. But after most lessons I realized I did better than I originally thought I would, and that made me feel good. If you try this project, and you work along with my video, I promise you’ll come out with a much better drawing than you expected. Drawing is SO good for the brain, and nobody would do it if it wasn’t so rewarding. Give yourself a chance! Continue reading “DIY: (Part 2) How to Shade and Highlight a Human Facial Profile”
This is my first ever tutorial video! I am so excited to share this drawing lesson, which I created and have taught to students of several ages. If you don’t think you could possibly learn to draw a human face and make it look really good, I challenge you to follow along with this video and give yourself a chance.
Continue reading “DIY: (Part 1) How to Draw the Face of Michelangelo’s David”
Above photo source: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
If you love to draw, but feel nervous about studying a live model, this one is for you!
Many people have questions about life drawing classes. The two biggest insecurities I’ve noticed that students tend to have are these:
- “What if I am terrible at drawing people? I’m afraid to look silly next to other students.”
- “Isn’t it embarrassing and uncomfortable to stare at a naked person posing in the middle of the room?”
Continue reading “What is it like to take a life drawing class?”