Art Video of the Week - Good Greys

This week, Dianne Mize takes us through the process of mixing greys through the use of complimentary colours. In particular, she talks through the use of primary/secondary compliments as the main choices for mixing to neutral. Tertiary colours will tend to pull in more of one of the primaries, thus bending the neutral towards the greater primary.

SketchBox #10 - Inky

This month's SketchBox contains a few interesting items, primarily related to inking, but not entirely. It's a bit eclectic...

Art Video of the Week - Foreshortening


"Portray or show (an object or view) as closer than it is or as having less depth or distance, as an effect of perspective or the angle of vision."

Art Video of the Week - Faces in Proportion

Missed last week, I was on a mini-vacation in San Francisco, but this week we continue on the topic of the human head with a focus on facial features and proportions by Dan Beardshaw.

Art Video of the Week - Coloured Pencil Mistakes

This week Lisa Clough takes us through seven "mistakes" that artists make with coloured pencils. What I like about this video, and Lisa's approach, is that she notes that mistake is only one when you're attempting to get a particular result and do not because of technique. If you like the result, then it's not a mistake.

Art Video of the Week - So you can't draw?

I hear this all the time, people tell me that they can't draw, they don't have the talent for it. I used to say the very same thing. The thing is, drawing is a skill, one that you have to develop over time, but it is one that each of us can learn if we just overcome that initial fear.