14.11.14 by Jeff

Craftsy: How To Draw With Perspective

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This week our sponsor is once again Craftsy which provides resources for aspiring artists via videos and tutorials. It’s been nice to find a sponsor that’s a good fit for what I’m trying to do with Booooooom; make art accessible.

Craftsy is offering an eGuide on Perspective Drawing that teaches you the basics of one-point, two-point, and three-point perspective. It also covers dividing space and drawing ellipses. If you didn’t go to art school, this is an easy way to pick up some fundamentals. The best part being it costs nothing.

If you want, you can download the free Perspective Drawing eGuide.

10.11.14 by Jeff

Paul Morstad

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I like these drawings of people standing on whales, by Vancouver-based artist Paul Morstad. He’s got a show up right now, here in town, at Gallery Jones. More images below.

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26.09.14 by Jeff

Tyler Keeton Robbins

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Drawings and paintings by Kelowna, British Columbia-based artist Tyler Keeton Robbins. I met Tyler this past week and he is the real deal – insanely talented and extremely friendly (the best combination). He is pretty unknown at this point but his first solo show “Weak Stimuli” opens on October 3rd at Catalog Gallery, so I’m sure that will change pretty quick. If I had to pick an emerging artist to watch, this is the guy.

Peep lots more of Tyler’s beautiful work below. (And come to his show!!!)

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19.09.14 by Jeff

Craftsy: Creating Realistic Water

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Once again, our quality sponsor this week is Craftsy which provides video tutorials and downloadable eGuides for aspiring artists. The resources they provide are aimed at people who want to quickly brush up on some basics. This week they’re offering a free downloadable eGuide on “Creating Realistic Waterscapes”.

The eGuide gives you an overview of things like the wet on wet technique, building up colour, using a masking fluid, and describing light and shadow. Not everyone is looking to paint raindrops obviously but there’s some good fundamentals here. If you’re interested: Download the eGuide for free.

18.09.14 by Jeff

Sculptures and Drawings by EKTA

 

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Sculptures and drawings by Gothenburg Sweden-based artist EKTA. More below.

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15.09.14 by Jeff

Andrew Bick

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Mixed media works by artist Andrew Bick. More below.

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20.08.14 by Jeff

Craftsy: Drawing The Human Body

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Our quality sponsor this week is Craftsy which provides classes for aspiring artists or in their words, they help you “get better at what you love to do”. If you are interested in learning the basics of life drawing, they’re currently offering a free downloadable eGuide on “Drawing the Human Body”.

The eGuide gives you a quick overview of things like proportioning the body using the head as measurement, sizing hands properly, and basic anatomy. If you’re interested: Download the eGuide for free.

 

12.08.14 by Jeff

“Phlim Phlam Phlegm” by Jane Mai

 

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Love this comic by illustrator Jane Mai. More below.

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