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Why the JPII’s Theology of the Body says that Nude Figure Drawing is a Bad Thing — The Way of Beauty The Way of Beauty

When Pope John Paul II presented his Theology of the Body and addressed artists directly, challenging them to portray the human figure ‘naked without …

Learn to Draw the Human Body with this FREE Figure Drawing E-Guide

Sitting down and drawing a live model is usually either one of the most frustrating, or one of the most amazing experiences you’ll ever have as an …

12 Famous Drawings Reveal How Artists Interpret The Naked Human Body

For as long as human beings have set pen to paper -- or, drawing utensil to wall -- the body has served as a special kind of muse. More specifically, the naked body.<p><i>Stewart Helm, The line and the lust, 2011, Ink on paper, 50 x 70cm, Courtesy the artist, Photo Peter White</i><p>From the Renaissance to …

Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide- A Free Class On Craftsy

Patricia Watwood<p>Class Demonstration<p>Patricia Watwood<p>It’s inarguable that making great art begins with a good foundation in the basics. And when access …

5 sketches from my first nude figure drawing experience in Plaza Midwood

I went to a nude figure drawing class at a bar in Plaza Midwood. It was interesting.<p>If you’ve ever gone to Soul Gastrolounge, chances are you put …

Win an Online Figure Drawing Class With Craftsy (Sponsored) - The Fox Is Black

Enter now for your chance to win the online Craftsy class <i>Figure Anatomy for the Artist,</i> a limited-time giveaway for The Fox Is Black readers.<p>Conquer …

Playful Drawings Pair Animals with Sign Language Alphabet

Chicago-based illustrator Alex Solis teaches us American Sign Language with the help of charming and colorful drawings. Combining photography and his cartoonish style, Solis adds small critters to pictures of hands that form different letters of the sign language alphabet. The animals playfully …

Drawing

These fantasy tropical fish will inspire you to paint

My most important tip is to sit down and gather some references of tropical fish. Many of the tropical fish that we know of live on the world's coral …

What Happens When an Artist Draws All Her Daughter’s Outfits

Parents are showing us there are more ways to document our kids growing up than Instagram posts. Earlier this month we featured a family whose photos were illustrated by artists in the Reddit Gets Drawn subreddit, and our hearts melted at the incredible interpretations of each portrait submitted. …

Tweens

Jason Brooks’s London Sketchbook: a capital talent for capturing the city

He’s best known for his fashion illustrations, but Jason Brooks’s new book seeks the essence of London in pictures of the city’s most remarkable buildings<p>Jason Brooks’s London Sketchbook – in pictures<p>Artist Jason Brooks is perhaps best known for his fashion illustrations, which he regularly …

Tagtool Launches New Animation Creation App for iPad

• Paint with all your fingers<br>• Animate your drawings instantly<br>• Record your animations with sound and share them online<br>• Made a mistake? Rewind your …

Apps

Maude Alta’s Delicate Paper-Cut Art

Maude Alta carves away negative space to create snowflake-like paper-cut works filled with intricate details. Alta says that her intimate knowledge …

11 Books that Make Great Gifts

Transit Maps of the World is the first and only comprehensive collection of historic and current maps of every rapid-transit system on earth. Using …

Artists' Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Home / ArtArtists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>By Alice Yoo on December 26, 2014<p>Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact …

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The Ultimate Counterfeiter Isn’t a Crook—He’s an Artist

Author: David Wolman. David Wolman Security<p>Date of Publication: 05.18.12.<p>Time of Publication: 5:28 pm. 5:28 pm<p><b>On a bright May afternoon in 2007,</b> a …

Concepts app review: use your iPad as an artist's tool

Introduction<p>Your iPad is capable of a whole lot including being able to transform into a beautiful and flexible drawing tool. The Concepts app can be …

Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …

igor kordey: the design of comics + the art of storytelling at belgrade design week

<b>igor kordey on the design of comics + the art of storytelling at belgrade design week</b><br>images by designboom of ‘smoke’<p><b>croatian author and illustrator</b> …

Photorealistic Drawing Challenges by Illustrator Mark Crilley

Illustrator and author Mark Crilley demonstrates his fantastic drawing skills in these “Realism Challenge” videos. Watch him create photorealistic …

Graphics

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Drawing the Line

<b>With New Year's Eve coming up, this little resolution seemed appropriate.</b><p>I call it Drawing the Line.<p>I remember taking my first and only trip (thus far) to Israel. I was told it would be a life-changing trip, and for many reasons that I can't explain right now, it was, but the biggest impact the …

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The big draw: an A to Z of great children’s illustrators

Illustrations are a touchstone of children’s literature. Here is a potted guide to the artists behind some of the best-loved stories<p>A Quentin Blake …

Here’s to 2014 Big Illustration

Beutler Ink has condensed the best of this year in one illustration with the appearance of the Grand Budapest Hotel. We can see of course the hat of …

Flowing City Map: Illustrations by Chaotic Atmospheres

Map of New York<p>Map of New York (detail)<p>Map of Rio de Janeiro<p>Map of Rio de Janeiro (detail)<p>Map of Tokyo<p>Map of Tokyo (detail)<p>Map of Venice<p>Map of Venice …

Alabama Gothic: Artist pairs Nick Saban, Paul Finebaum in Tuscaloosa brewery's spin on iconic art

Then it was Sandro Botticelli's 1486 painting "The Birth of Venus" with "The Birth of Offense" starring Lane Kiffin.<p>Now the Druid City Brewing …

Watch This Teen Learn To Draw Like A Disney Artist In Just One Year

Seventeen-year-old Mandy Wang is not your average Instagram user. Instead of selfies and snapshots of sunsets, the California teen shares her amazing colored pencil and watercolor pictures on her account, Lovemandywang -- and we suspect you might recognize some of her favorite portrait subjects:<p>No …

This Illustrator Adds Hilarious Cartoons To Strangers' Instagram Photos

Beware what you post on your Instagram account, you never know if Lucas Levitan is watching and waiting to give your photos a completely different …

Amazing drawings are actually made of insanely complex cut paper

Maude White shows impossible skills and infinite patience in her beautiful series of illustrations made entirely up of paper, with no pencil or ink. …