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Do you want to learn how to paint with gouache? Are you struggling to get to grips with this painting medium? Gouache is a wonderful painting medium, which I’ve been using for close to a decade. As a painting medium...

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Do you want to learn perspective? Does perspective intimidate you? When I was a drawing beginner, I found perspective unnecessary to learn, as I considered it only for mechanical and architectural drawing. I understood perspective on basic terms – that...

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Limited colour palettes are your number one solution to your colour problems. Colour can make or break a piece of art, which makes using a limited colour palette even more poignant. This method forces you to carefully select the right...

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Do you want to improve your artistic compositions with the rule of thirds? Composition is such a valuable tool for any artist. It has helped artists such as Van Gogh to Picasso create artistic masterpieces, and understanding this handy and...

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Want to learn how to use the baseline grid? Learning the baseline grid has been the best thing I’ve learnt that’s vastly improved my design work. You might think learning about Adobe Photoshop skills to learning about colour theory is...

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Creating a dynamic composition can vastly improve your art. However, especially for beginners, it can be challenging. Where do I place my focal point? Where do I arrange the composition? Where do I even begin? With all of these questions...

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To be hired as a graphic designer you need to have an outstanding portfolio. Regardless how much experience you have (which of course helps), it’s elementary that you have a portfolio that stands out within the world of graphic design....

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Do you want to learn how to draw? If you’re an illustrator, artist or designer, having a good drawing skill is essential. From expressing a new concept to helping you draw that perfect storyboard, a solid drawing skill is imperative...

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Colour can make or break any painting. Colour is the first impression someone gets when they first look at your art. Regardless of whether you’re a designer, fine artist to illustrator, colour plays a crucial role that we can all...

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Knowing and understanding colour wheel basics can elevate your illustrations, artworks and designs. The best living and past artists have created masterpieces by their use of colour alone. If you don’t think colour is important, think again! Following on from...

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