Coloring skin is a pretty challenging task for those who are learning to draw. Different people have different skin colors. Right? If you use colored pencils, you would certainly want to learn how to create a great skin tone. Emmy, an adept artist from the Netherlands, is a master at coloring skin. She makes the process look simple and yet create a portrait that looks so fantastic.
In this video tutorial, Emmy will show you how to color skin to create a nice tone using colored pencils. You should learn her layering and blending techniques so that you too can draw and color like she does.
Watch the video to find out how Emmy creates a beautiful portrait of Anna Nooshin and learn the art of coloring skin.
A person’s hands speak a lot about their age, personality and even their lifestyle. When it comes to judging a person through their body language, hands can give you some good indications. If you like playing with colored pencils, you can also draw hands to convey a number of things.
But how do you actually draw and shade hands?
Well, Emmy can prove to be a great mentor to learn that and a lot more. Before she embarks on her drawing, she know exactly what she wants. In the video tutorial given below, she uses graphite pencils to draw and shade hands beautifully. If you watch her closely as she draws, you can learn some good skills and be able to draw the hands of a kid or an adult.
So, watch the video without wasting any minute!
[Materials Used: Bristol smooth surface paper, Faber Castell graphite pencils 2h-8b,CretaColor nero black, Faber Castell pencil eraser, Kneaded eraser, White uni posca 0.7mm, Blending stump and soft tissue]
You can’t imagine what colored pencils can do. They aren’t just for sketching; you can use colored pencils to create incredibly beautiful, natural looking images. If you use colored pencils already, you’d definitely like to learn how to draw a realistic eye. Emmy Kalia is a wonderful artist to learn from. She started drawing in 2014, and today she is an inspiration for countless budding artists.
In this video tutorial, Emmy shows you how to draw an eye that looks as natural as anything.
She shows you:
How to use light and dark colors
How to draw different parts of an eye
How to shade and blend
How to add more naturalness
In fact, she has a lot of drawing tips to share with you. Watch the video tutorial now to find out more and learn how to draw a natural-looking eye using colored pencils and impress your friends with your skills later.
Do you use color pencils to draw? If yes, you would certainly like to learn how to draw realistic hair. Imagine being able to create beautiful and natural-looking hair and your friends admiring you with words like – “Wow! You’re amazing.” You’ll feel so delighted, won’t you?
The good news is it can happen to you, if you are ready to learn and practice enough.
In this video, Emmy Kalia, an expert drawing artist from the Netherlands, shows you how to draw hair that look realistic. Her drawing process is inspiring, and it can help you learn the art in minutes. Emmy uses four colors – Cream, Bistre, Van Dyke Brown and Walnut Brown – to draw naturalistic hair.
She teaches you the process in simple steps, so you will be able to follow her style without any effort. She starts the process with the most important tip: Always draw in the same direction the hair is going.
Watch the video now to become a true artist.
You might have done something like this while you were in grade school – without ever realizing this was a thing! Yes, we are talking about Zentangle; it’s an art of creating beautiful images and patterns. But Zentangle is much more than that. You can draw Zentangle for entertainment, education, relaxation, motivation etc. Sounds interesting? Well, it actually is.
Though the term Zentangle may be relatively new, but the basic principles of this art date back centuries. The symbols and design patterns in the Zentangle Art belong to many different cultures of the world – Mayan, Celtic, Maori, American, Indian. What makes Zentangle drawing interesting is that it is based on human behavior; lines and shapes are not planned and they emerge unintentionally. The process of drawing this Doodle art may look complex, but the process is simple. Zentangle Art is one of simplest and easiest paths that lead to relaxation.
> It is very soothing for the mind.
> It is simple enough for anyone to learn.
> It teaches you how to adjust to imperfections.
> It improves self-esteem.
> It boosts creativity and problem solving skills.
> It helps you manage anger and stress.
And you don’t need much to draw Zentangle or Doodle Art . A pencil, a black pen and a piece of heavy white drawing paper and you’re good to go and have fun.
Drawing Zentagles is proven to let your creative juices flowing. If you are an artist, you can use this drawing technique to develop an array of beautiful designs or patterns that can applied to areas like quilting or jewelry design. Through this art, you can even express your personal feelings and then gift your Zentangle tile to a family member or close friends in place of greeting cards.
The best part about drawing Zentangles (Doodle Art) is that it’s not limited to a particular age group. Simply anyone can use Zentangle Art to enjoy a wide range of benefits. Depending on what you like, you can draw Zentangles either alone or in a group of like-minded people.
Given below is a video which shows you how to get started with the Zentangle Art. It features a Mandala with Zentangles.
Do you like to draw human faces with graphite pencils? If yes, you may like to draw a minimalist face at some point of time as well. Just like Emmy, you too can create a natural looking face. Emmy, a drawing enthusiast from the Netherlands, started drawing in 2014 and now she’s an accomplished artist. She uses pencils to create figures and pictures that look as real as you or I. She’s always ready to share practical tips with those who want to draw like she does.
In this video tutorial, Emmy walks you through simple and easy steps to draw a minimalistic face using graphite pencils. It’s interesting to see how she uses pencil eraser, blending stump and soft tissue to add more naturalness to the picture. She beautifully shows how to draw, shade and blend a face. You’d love to follow the process and learn how to draw like an artist.
Start watching the video now!
[Materials Used:Bristol smooth surface paper, Faber Castell graphite pencils 2h-8b, CretaColor nero black, Faber Castell pencil eraser, Kneaded eraser, White uni posca 0.7mm, Blending stump and soft tissue.]
If you use colored pencils, you may want to draw a beautiful, natural-looking eye at some point of time. Well, the time is now. You can learn the art of drawing an eye which looks as good as a real eye – using colored pencils.
In this video tutorial, Emmy Kalia teaches you:
How to color the pupil
How to color the iris
How to create reflections in the eye
How to create depth in the eye
How to define the eye lashes
And finally, how to create a realistic eye. It’s great to learn how Emmy uses dark brown, dark blue, yellow, some orange, some green, blue and gray to create a fantastic, realistic eye. She starts with lighter colors and adds the dark colors later on. She never uses black in her drawings because it makes the eye look unrealistic.
Do you know how to draw a realistic eye with graphite pencils? If yes, let’s move to the next level and find out how you can draw a realistic eye which has a teardrop in it. Sounds interesting? Emmy Kalia, a drawing enthusiast from the Netherlands, teaches you the art in simple steps. The techniques that Emmy uses in the video tutorial are quite easy to learn and follow for anyone.
Emmy suggests starting lightly and then adding layers to make it dark. She also tells you not to press too hard while drawing because you won’t be able to erase easily when you want to do it.
Also, you should remember to draw along the reflections of the eye.
To find out more, watch the video now.
[Materials Used: Bristol smooth surface paper, Faber Castell graphite pencils 2h-8b, CretaColor nero black, Faber Castell pencil eraser, Kneaded eraser, White uni posca 0.7mm, Blending stump and soft tissue.]
If you are from the Netherlands, Mascha Feoktistova should be a familiar name. In the year 2007, Mascha launched Beautygloss, a blog which talks about makeup and beauty products. She has won multiple awards for her accomplishments as a blogger and an entrepreneur. Well, that’s just for your knowledge. Let’s get back to the topic – how to draw Mascha Feoktistova with colored pencils. If you use colored pencils to draw, you should follow Emmy as she does this beautifully.
She starts with the eyes while creating an outline of the face. Then she moves on to the nose and draws the cheeks. She does the lips and the teeth and the chin. The way she draws the hair looks great.
Finally, she creates a picture that looks as real as Mascha Feoktistova herself. Follow Emmy and learn to draw it yourself.
What’s your favorite hobby? For many people, it’s drawing botanical doodle in different styles and patterns. Botanical doodle, at the very first glance, looks complex and detailed. But focus on the pattern for sometime, and you may be able to identify the simple process behind the pattern. That’s why drawing botanical doodle doesn’t require any specific skill or talent.
Botanical doodle is just one aspect or part of Zentangle Art. If the term Zentangle sounds new to you, just think of it as an art form which can provide you relaxation, focus, mindfulness and so much more.
When Zentangle was first introduced by Maria and Rick, people thought it was just another art form – like many others. And Maria and Rick themselves didn’t know that this art form was soon to become a craze. They created the entire Zentangle Method so that others could practice it for multiple benefits.
Today, hundreds of thousands of people are using Zentangle to achieve a wide range of purposes or goals. For example, some people draw Zentangle patterns to boost their creative skills. Some people use it to create unique designs that can be applied to jewelry and textile. But whatever purpose you use Zentangle for, there are some benefits that are common to all people.
Key benefits of Zentangling include:
> Quick access to mindfulness
> Problem solving
> Team building
> Stress relief
> Non-verbal journalling
You’ll not become aware to the many benefits that Zentangle offers unless you start practicing this art yourself.
Creating Zentangle patterns is inspiring both for you and those who look at your work of art. Whether or not you are an artist, you can check out a couple of tutorials, understand the concept and start creating your own unique Zentangle or Zendoodle patterns. You can collect your work and share it with others. Even if you Zentangle once a day, you’ll get plenty of benefits.
The use of Zentangle isn’t limited to a particular age group. The art form can be enjoyed equally by adults and kids. In fact, Zentangle is extremely therapeutic for kids with mental illness. It can teach them self-control, make them more disciplined and relax their minds as well. After you have finished drawing a Zentangle pattern, you’ll feel more confident about who you are. It gives you an opportunity to rediscover yourself, gain peace and enjoy life.
Botanical doodle comes in different styles and patterns. If you always wanted to create Botanical doodle that would immediately attract everybody’s attention, here’s a video that shows you how to do exactly that.
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