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11 Simple Drawing Exercises to Train Your 3D Intuition

Drawing is largely an intuitive process. Artists tend to not think about the position, shape, and angle of every line—instead, they test what “feels” right…

How to Start a Drawing

When you think of a thing to draw, in your imagination it’s a real, 3D object. But you can’t draw a real, 3D object—you can…

How to Draw Organic 3D Shapes by Hand

Most artists learn how to draw 3D forms through the process of trial and error, and after a while their intuition tells them what to…

How to Draw Fur with a Fur Brush Set

Realistic fur is very difficult to draw—that’s why digital artists often use custom brush sets for this purpose. However, while they make drawing fur easier,…

What Are Art Studies and How to Do Them

Imagine two competitors in an obstacle course race. Competitor A visits the course before the race. They walk slowly, analyzing each obstacle, and testing various…

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Get a Tablet for Christmas 2021: We’ve Got the Winner!

There were 21 beautiful entries this year, so it was really hard to choose, but here it is! The winner of this year’s edition is…

Shadowbeast: The Making Of

Gothic was the first cRPG game I’ve ever played, and since then nothing really came close to it. Its world felt truly alive, not only…

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Get a Tablet for Christmas, 5th Edition!

Digital drawing is amazing, but you can’t do it efficiently without a graphics tablet. The smallest ones are not expensive, but no cheap is cheap…

Free Tiger Body Base + Tutorial

When was working on the image below, first I prepared a “tiger base” with body features and shading, so that I could create all the…

Starry Lion: The Making Of

Here’s an artwork I created for the #drawthisinyourstyle challenge, using this amazing piece of chenandink as my inspiration. If you want to see how I…

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