Is it okay to copy a photo when you are drawing? Should we regard copying photos to make your own artwork as cheating? I want to give you my opinion on this rather controversial subject of copying. There is some controversy in the art community about whether it is acceptable to copy images from photographs […]
Do you start to get nervous half way through a painting that you are really happy with, but know there is still a long way to go? What happens when you have done a fantastic looking background and now you get to the stage of putting in foreground objects but you aren’t sure exactly where […]
Art Lesson Tips and Tricks
Hi and Welcome to Art Lessons online. This is the first of many blog posts to come, I’ve set up these tips and Tricks posts to help you to grow your drawing and painting skills. Whether you are an absolute beginner still drawing stick figures or someone with advanced skills that you want to develop further, I’ll be posting regularly with heaps of drawing and painting tips and tricks that I have learned along my own artistic journey.
As an artist, we are always growing our knowledge and techniques through learning and experimenting…and it never stops. I’ve setup this site to share information with you so that we can all develop our art skills as we are going along. While there are so many things that I want to teach you and share with you, I’m also hoping that my own skills and ideas will grow from the development of this site. Thats right, through posts and replies from you all, I’m hoping that we can all share new techniques and artistic experiences that everyone can learn from, including myself.