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Wait, a Ballpoint Pen Made THAT?

It’s just my opinion, but I think ballpoint art is one of the most exciting types of artwork being made today. Ballpoint pens are a fairly new invention, all things considered, meaning it’s a real possibility that an artist can create a type of ballpoint art no one has thought to try before.Ballpoint is also fun because of how ordinary it can seem.
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Drawing

All About Charcoal Drawing

Charcoal drawingA drawing technique that employs an implement of charred wood, charcoal drawing is a staple of any artist’s study. As with many drawing media, charcoal responds strongly to the grain of the paper it is used on.In this topic section, you’ll find links to lead you to the particular aspects of charcoal drawing that you need to research, as well as youtube drawing tutorials to help you along the way.
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Techniques and Tips

Progression of Heavenly Hues: A Pastel Step-by-Step Demo

In this excerpt from Stan Sperlak’s feature article “Into the Night” from Magazine (June 2013), Sperlak demonstrates how to complete a sunset landscape from start to finish. Scroll down to read this step-by-step demo, and learn how to portray the ethereal qualities of night with pastel.Progression of Heavenly HuesBy Stan SperlakThe moments after the sun sets provide an opportunity for an easy lesson in painting the order and values of prismatic colors as they appear in the sky.
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