How to get started with Colored Pencil

How to get started with Colored Pencil

Camilla writes; I’ve just received my very first artist color pencil ever. The Polychromos set of 36. I have been drawing in graphite for a short while, but since your videos are so great, I would like to explore color pencils. I just don’t know how to get...
Getting the Line Drawing Right for Acrylic Painting

Getting the Line Drawing Right for Acrylic Painting

Skye writes; Hi Lisa I have worked in watercolours for a long time and I want to get started on acrylics but I do not know where to start I always have started with a super accurate sketch but as soon as I start painting I go back to my watercolour techniques but I...
How to Make your Paintings Look Realistic

How to Make your Paintings Look Realistic

We had a great question in one of our livestreams recently that I thought deserved its own video. The artist was having trouble with their work looking too much like cartoons and wanted a more realistic look. This reminded me so much of when I started painting, it was...
Art Q&A – Are Earlier Paintings Worth More?

Art Q&A – Are Earlier Paintings Worth More?

Ancy writes; I saw this statement on a local art gallery’s facebook page, and would like to know if you agree: “When artists are younger or inexperienced, they don’t really know where they’re going, where they’ll end up, what the future...