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drawing tips roundup

Draw Tip Tuesday Roundup: May 2020

Helpful drawing tips in just a few minutes with Koosje Koene. Improve your skills and break out those art supplies, join us to learn drawing tips and techniques every week. Draw Tip Tuesdays are short introductions to a style, practice, or tool. From Urban Sketching to Drawing People, India Ink to Watercolors — fill your […]

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drawing tips roundup

Draw Tip Tuesday Roundup: April 2020

Helpful drawing tips in just a few minutes with Koosje Koene. Improve your skills and break out those art supplies, join us to learn drawing tips and techniques every week. Draw Tip Tuesdays are short introductions to a style, practice, or tool. From Urban Sketching to Drawing People, India Ink to Watercolors — fill your […]

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Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Work With Brush Markers

In today’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje demonstrates how to get started with brush markers. They provide a huge variation in line, and it’s fun to shade, outline, and play with different types to get the desired effect. You can work quickly with them, they dry fast, and they don’t bleed into each other. How great […]

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Draw Tip Tuesday: Making Ink Magic

On today’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje encourages us to experiment with the basics: just a brush, water, and ink. It turns out, you can make amazing creations with only a few simple tools! Watch the video above to learn more.For more Draw Tip Tuesday tips straight to your inbox, sign up here. Sign up for […]

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Draw Tip Tuesday: Watercolor Trick

Today’s #DrawTipTuesday: a quick and fun watercolor trick to spice up your drawings. If you add too much paint, take a piece of paper towel to blot and lighten up bits of your painting. Check out the demo above. For more Draw Tip Tuesday tips straight to your inbox, sign up here. Sign up for […]

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Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Add Shadows

Today’s Draw Tip Tuesday: adding shadows for dramatic effect!Check out this a mini-lesson about light sources, the various ways to shade your objects, and how to outline and fill.For more Draw Tip Tuesday tips straight to your inbox, sign up here.Sign up for our new Art Bootcamp class here.

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Draw Tip Tuesday: Fun Trick with Fountain Pens

Working with a fountain pen is great because of the juicy flow of ink, but also because of its surprisingly versatile character. You can put more or less pressure on the stroke to get different lines, and most fun of all—you can TURN your nib for a cool effect. Check out the demonstration above to […]

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don't forget to play with your sketchbook

Draw Tip Tuesday: Don’t Forget To Play

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool shares a tip on how to loosen up and play in your sketchbook. Let’s play! Playing has so many benefits. It can remind you how much fun it is to draw, it can release any pressure you’ve put on yourself to “draw right” […]

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Draw Tip Tuesday: Drawing People: Hands!

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool draws her hands. When drawing people, it’s important to capture body language and posture. Especially when you draw from observation, you need to work fast. Drawing hands is, like drawing people, about gesture more than anything. Let’s practice, using our own hand as […]

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How to draw shoes

Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Draw Shoes

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool draws shoes. Drawing people is an endlessly interesting challenge. We see people around us all the time, yet it is very hard to draw them in the right proportion, capture gestures and body language. And what about perspective and foreshortening? Share your drawings […]

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