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Drawing Tips Every Artist Can Learn From

By John Thatch / March 3, 2021

No artist will ever tell you that they’ve truly perfected their drawing skills. There’s always something to be improved on, even for the pros. Aiming for steady progress instead of fixating on perfection is key to becoming a better artist with each stroke and shade of the pencil. Honing your drawing skills requires several factors […]

4 Reasons You Should Be Using Digital Art Software

By John Thatch / February 26, 2021

More and more traditional artists have found that the digital innovations in today’s age have brought some fantastic benefits that have allowed them to create art like never before. From features like layers, custom paintbrushes, and more, digital illustration has made creating art simply much easier! That being said, if you are a traditional artist […]

Best Art History Books

By John Thatch / February 28, 2020

The Finest Art History Books​Art history is one of the most fascinating topics around. If you want to find out about all of the best art history books ever, these choices may be right up your alley. The best art history books of all time are ones that are engaging, accurate and simple to read […]

Best Paper for Art Prints and Oil Pastels

By John Thatch / December 30, 2019

Paper is used for documents, writing, art and print. It’s a commodity and adds a sense of permanence. Now-a-days, paper is made from several renewable sources, it’s inexpensive and lasts for decades. As an Artist, you want the best kind of paper for oil pastels.  It should also be noted that as an Artist, you need […]

Best Laptops for 3D Modeling

By John Thatch / December 13, 2019

Best Laptops for 3D Modeling 20207dd3b9f3f3b023abbf26344eb6e3c5ea If you’re going to do AutoCAD or 3d modeling, your needs for a computer are different from the average artist. At a minimum, you need 8 gigs of ram (16 to 64 would be better) a 64-bit processor with SS2 Support, a dedicated graphics card of at least 2 gigs […]

HUION KAMVAS GT-191 Comparison

By John Thatch / December 10, 2019

HUION KAMVAS GT-191Like many artists, I struggled to find the right digital product that was able to provide an effective platform and canvas for expression, then I found the Huion KAMVAS GT-191 drawing tablet. After using the Huion KAMVAS GT-191 for a couple of days, I was able to do several things other conventional tablets […]

Best Metal Prints Companies

By John Thatch / November 7, 2019

The best metal prints companies to look at for a high-quality, impeccably printed, metal print are few. There are multiple ways each one stands out, and the reviews of the companies will give you an understanding of what to look for when you want a printed metal memory.How to Choose the Best Metal Prints Company?When […]

Coloring Digital Art

By John Thatch / October 29, 2019

How to Color Digital ArtWith all the different digital paint software out there, you can basically create a work of art from your very first try. However, digital painting requires practice, much like the practice a traditional painter needs. Having said that, you should also keep in mind that digital painting can be learned much […]

Human Body Drawing

By John Thatch / October 22, 2019

If you have attempted drawing the human body, you know it is more than an evolved stick figure. You must have the correct proportions, the muscle shape, and take into account the many variations of the human form. In nature, there are no other species with quite so many different shapes and colors, and creating […]

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