Before making thumbnails, even before making decisions about what you want to include in your drawing, the most important thing a beginner can do to improve a composition is to ensure that the drawing will be made in the same proportion as the reference or view that’s being drawn. A viewcatcher makes this easy.
Do artists have an advantage over AI? In this post I look at metaphorical communication and try an experiment with an AI image generator.
I recently was asked if I’d taken art classes in college. My short answer was no, I took them in high school, but after that I would just pick up a book or take a class if I wanted to learn a new art skill. Some people believe that, because I can do a fairly
One of the best ways to learn is by making mistakes. In this post, I talk about how I self-critique when my art fails.
It may seem like thinking about safety takes the fun out of sketching, but being prepared is better than being sorry. Here are 15 tips for staying safe while urban sketching.
Today I talk about how to ask questions to find a location for urban sketching that tells a story. I’ve included a free printable you can put into your sketchbook as a reference!
This week, Abby and Ginger wanted to share their experiences of their first vacation!
My little town of Jonesborough isn’t just the Storytelling Capital of the World. At special times of the year, it becomes the milieu of storybooks. Visitors can be characters in their very own stories for a day! This Saturday, July 29, Main Street will magically transform into a Wizardly World right out of the JK