Not many of us have the luxury of going to a top art school and learning how to draw and paint in person. If you are like me and do not have this luxury, then you have the added challenge of being a self-taught artist (as if learning art was not hard enough). There is
The 9 (36!) techniques chart From 8 basic techniques, applied in four ways each, I have a chart full of great ideas for textures for drawings. I use these basic 9/variations of them, on a lot of my drawings, so they're tried and true loves. You can pin the graphic or download it along with
If you're just getting into watercolors or you've been painting for a while, sometimes it's fun to just experiment with techniques that you don't normally use when painting. I usually only paint using the basic watercolor techniques (see #1-#3) , but some of these are really fun to play around with,
Learn to draw and sketch with these easy drawing tips. Read step-by-step instructions (with pictures) explaining how to draw what you see. If you want to be able to draw realistically, these 12 drawing techniques will help improve your drawing skills.