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What your work doodles really say about you

Whether you scribble stars or sketch skulls, find out what your choice of doodle says about your personality, work habits and career ambitions<p>We asked you to share what you have been scrawling on your notepad while supposedly hard at work – whether it’s wavy lines, spirals or an artistic …

Sketching: the Visual Thinking Power Tool

As a kid, I spent hours drawing and sketching ideas that popped into my head.<p><b>Article Continues Below</b><p>A Book Apart:<br>Brief books for people who make …

Organizing the Art Supplies with ArtBin

Design students often need to carry lots of art supplies: pencils, markers, pastels, paints, brushes, sketch pads and more. ArtBin has been serving …

Ron Wilson Museum Drawings: Artist And Professor Wows Us With Amazing Sketches (PHOTOS)

A photograph of a mysterious man drawing at a museum went viral last week. The image, posted by Reddit user AlbinoAJ, shows a gentleman hunched over a sketch pad at the Cleveland Museum of Art, drawing a remarkable likeness of an artwork on display. Thanks to a tip from a commenter named sdflack, …

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13 Gorgeous Illustrations That Capture The Magic Of Falling In Love

When you're in love, every day is a little magical. ✨<p>It’s hard to sum up what falling in love feels like in words. In her gorgeous illustrations, artist Hyocheon Jeong captures the feeling pretty much perfectly.<p>The 27-year-old illustrator from South Korea is building quite a fan base on Instagram …

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Drawing Newbie? Start With These Fundamentals to Build Confidence

If you’re the type of person who shies away from sketching anything more involved than googly eyeballs or a stick figure on the back of a napkin, it …

How to Have Fun and Embrace Imperfections in Your Drawings

Creating Drawings with Personality: My Dog Did It with His Tail!<p>Drawing made with a twig and India Ink<p>If I had to pick a battle in the art world, I …

Drawing

I’m A Tattoo Artist Who Loves Drawing

I’m a tattoo artist & I love drawing.<p>Time to death<p>Skull<p>Giraffa<p>Frog<p>Mother<p>Creature<p>Grandfather<p>Guru<p>Love<p>General Cat<p>Watercolor<p>Old …

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A Practice for Everyday Life

A Practice for Everyday Life is a London-based studio founded by Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas. Since 2003, they’ve crafted sleek and sophisticated …

Typography

Figure Drawing: Repeating What You Should Already Know

-By Arnie Fenner<br>I think a simple truism about being an artist is that, regardless of stature or status, regardless of the number of years spent …

5 Tips for Beginners Who Want to Make Figure Drawings

Figure drawings and sketches by Ilya Repin. Article contributions from Mark Gottsegen and Bill Tilton<p>Easy Ways of Making Figure Drawings<p>When you get …

Drawing

Artist proves drawing with references isn't cheating

Drawing from memory and drawing from reference material results in pictures that are worlds apart. However much we think we can rely on our memories, …

Crosshatching - What is Crosshatching?

Crosshatching is an extension of hatching, which uses fine parallel lines drawn closely together to create the illusion of shade or texture in a …

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Draw a figure in under five minutes

Sketching a five-minute pose is a lot of fun because it offers just enough time to capture a strong sense of the pose, but not enough time to …

Drawing

The Doodler Abides

The effect has been found in both jazz pianists and freestyle rappers: Musical improvisation triggers the brain's reward system, releasing a variety …

Doodling

This Artist Is Reimagining Your Fave Cartoon Characters As Grown-Ups

'90s animations meet 2017 swag.<p>If last summer’s ubiquitous “Arthur” memes didn’t leave you feeling old as dirt, imagine seeing the “Arthur” cast and your other animated faves as full-blown adults.<p>Welp, prepare to count your every crow’s-feet. Brandon Avant is reimagining characters from classic …

A Timelapse Of Two Artists Working Simultaneously On The Same Drawing

This is a timelapse video of artists Steeven Salvat and Jan Theo working simultaneously on the same drawing. In this case, a picture of two knights …

Get better at figure drawing

When I got the call from ImagineFX’s editor to draw a person – a life model – for the cover illustration, I was filled with energy and excitement. …

Hand Drawing Made Simple: Key Techniques for Confident Results

Drawing hands is one of the most popular topics learning artists ask about. That’s because knowing how to draw hands is essential if you are drawing …

Drawing

Master the art of ballpoint

Most people associate ballpoint pens with writing rather than drawing, especially when it comes to ‘serious’ art. But this 162-page book highlights …

Woman with schizophrenia draws her terrifying hallucinations

Instead of letting her hallucinations take over her life, an 18-year-old with schizophrenia has found an original way to cope.<p>The Los Angeles native, whose name is Kate, draws her hallucinations and shares them on her Instagram account.<p>Here's one of the scarier ones:<p>"I have depression, and get …

I Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia At The Age Of 17, So I Started Drawing My Hallucinations To Cope With It

I have always been an ‘artist’, I just didn’t realize what that meant until my mental illness appeared. I despise the term ‘mentally ill’; it implies …

Mental Disorders

Review: Human Figure Drawing

There are a number of ways you can learn how to draw human figures. Some books give you strict rules to learn, but this is not one of them. It takes …

Top Drawing Mistakes Beginners Make

Common Drawing Errors and How to Fix Them<p>When you are teaching yourself to draw using books and the internet, it can be difficult to know how to …

The art of messy sketching

Even an old music sheet can be used as a canvas.<p>Sometimes the most powerful artworks are unfinished sketches.<p>As you sketch, your rough ideas, …

I’m Currently Backpacking Through Europe And Drawing Each City I Pass Through

My name is Maxwell Tilse. An Australian illustrator now living in London. I'm currently backpacking and keeping a comic diary of my travels.<p>On my …

Backpacking

5 Figure Drawing Tips

Five pieces of figure drawing advice straight from the experts. Learn how to position your arm, begin a drawing, avoid “balloon torsos” and more.The …

These Sketching Portfolios Will Amaze You

Sketches that will inspire you to go back to the drawing board<p>If we want to see the best of design sketching around, we never have to look much …