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Hey, Four Eyes! Tips for Drawing People Wearing Eyeglasses

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Drawing |

It can be tricky drawing a portrait when your subject wears glasses. These four simple steps will help you draw realistic eyeglasses so they appear as though they're sitting on your subject's face.

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Capturing Layers: Drawing Folds in Fabric Using Charcoal

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Drawing |

Folded fabric can be tricky to draw — there are so many overlapping forms! Follow this tutorial to learn how to realistically render it using charcoal and a kneaded eraser.

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Twist and Shout: 7 New Classes to Get You Jumping For Joy

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Knitting, Painting, Quilting, Sewing |

We're so excited about this week's roundup of classes. From learning how to create any size pattern to growing an elegant edible garden, you're going to have a blast learning with Craftsy!

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Drawing Lines: 8 Essential Pen and Ink Strokes to Master

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Drawing |

Mastering these eight pen strokes is like investing in a powerful set of tools for creating textures, tone, and dimension in your drawings. So grab your pen and paper: Let's take a visual adventure, learning to create these different lines and discovering how they can easily be applied to your next masterpiece.

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Making Your Work Bigger and Better: Tips for Enlarging Artwork

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Have you ever wished that the dimensions of one of your finished paintings were just a little bigger? Learn how to enlarge your artwork using Photoshop, feathering and bleeding.

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Drawing Realistic Farm Animals: Hens and Baby Chickens

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Drawing |

Learn to draw a hen and a baby chicken in just five steps and with just one 2B pencil! These instructions take you from breaking up their distinct bodies into basic shapes to creating a realistic-looking chicken.

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