5 SECRETS TO DRAWING – Fundamental Principles and Techniques of Classical Drawing

My name is Florent Farges. In this video, I am going to give you 5 secrets that will help you be more accurate and more expressive in your drawings. These secrets are 5 fundamental principles that underlie the success of any drawing, no matter what method is followed. These 5 principles work as a foundation […]

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PORTRAIT DRAWING – WOMAN SMILING – How to Capture a Smile? DEMONSTRATION / COMMENTARY

Thank you for watching this portrait demonstration… Let’s talk about the process I use. I start with very basic lines. I try to get the right size and block-in the overall proportions. I use trial and error: I make a guess with a small line and see if it works. I use my eraser as […]

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Spooky the Cat Step by Step Acrylic Painting on Canvas for Beginners

Hi Everyone, I’m Jane and today we’re going to paint a super, super simple Spooky the Cat. This is another one of the paintings that we used to do at the paint parties that I used to throw at my gallery. And it’s very simple. The perfect painting for the absolute beginner and even for […]

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Should You Paint the Edges of Your Canvas? And How to do It Step-by-Step for Beginners

Hi Everyone, I’m Jane and today we’re going to talk about whether or not you should paint the edges of your canvas. And if so, how to do it. This is a question I get asked a lot. And there really is no specific answer. Really, it’s up to you whether you paint the edges […]

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