Author Archives: Sertac Drenth

How to Improve Your Art Skills

Do you wish to one day become a great artist, and have people look at your artwork in amazement and wonder how you drew it? Or maybe you’re looking for a career in art and need to improve your skills. Whatever the case may be, here are some ideas to help you improve your art skills. One of the most ...

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How to Draw and Paint Faster

Are you struggling to get your Art projects done on time? Some students – even those who are dedicated and hard-working – find it challenging to work at the pace required in a Visual Art course. The skilful, perfectionist student usually falls into this category; those who produce meticulous, highly-detailed observational drawings or paintings. Parents and teachers can be unsure ...

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Reasons to Love Street Art

Street art is interesting, creative and unrestricted. It’s an incredibly diverse and varied art movement, one that is growing in popularity as work being exhibited in the streets continues to develop in terms of size, style, and sheer skill. Still, some people (normally Mr Average Joe) do not understand what street art is; their head fills with images of vandalised bus stops, tagged alleyways ...

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Painting Principles Every Artist should Know

Yes, many great artists urge their peers to break the rules. And, yes, letting loose and being in the moment set a solid foundation for a successful painting session. So before you start breaking any rules, we are here to break down 10 key painting principles. Brought to you by accomplished oil painter, Gregg Kreutz, these pointers are geared to help you boost ...

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10 Sketching Tips for Beginners

The Beginner’s Guide to Sketching is a book that offers lots of inspiration and advice for anyone looking to take their first creative steps or wanting to add a new piece to their design portfolio. The comprehensive guide covers everything from choosing the right drawing tools to understanding shading and value, adding colour, and creating a finished scene. If you’re a complete novice, ...

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How to Introduce Arts and Crafts to Kids – Tips that Actually Work!

Kids are born curious and creative – two qualities that go wonderfully together! In such a scenario, it’s obvious that they’re naturally inclined towards arts and crafts, so half your work is done there! However, a little nudge and support in the right direction can be of great help and encouragement to kids, which is why we’re talking about how ...

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