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167 Answered Questions for the topic drawing

10/29/20

What is contrapposto?

Contrapposto is the asymmetrical way that humans shift their weight. When used in art is gives a very realistic feel to your figure.
Drawing Painting

10/29/20

What is chiaroscuro?

The use of light and dark in strong contrast throughout the whole piece.
Drawing Painting

09/02/20

What does chiaroscuro mean in regard to drawing and painting?

Drawing Sketching Sketch

06/04/20

How do you make a perfect circle?

Drawing

06/01/20

How do you draw without twitching/shaking on a laptop?

Drawing Art Pencil

05/21/20

What types of drawing do you teach? What tools and techniques?

Will I be able to use pastels, colored pencils, and other mediums?
Drawing

04/29/20

How to be better at Art?

Drawing Math Geometry

04/20/20

Math draw a pie chart

Kwo asked 40 people where they went on holiday last year.He is going to draw a pie chart for his results.16 of the 40 people said they went to Egypt.(a)​Work out the size of the angle in the pie... more

How do you start drawing from observation?

You can start by picking your drawing subject: it can be a “real life” subject, such as live model, still life, or a landscape. It can also be an image on your screen, as your reference.... more
Drawing Art Painting

03/01/20

Can you teach any art medium?

Drawing, painting, art history,crafts
Drawing Art Special Needs

10/12/19

What kind of assessment do educators do before before beginning private tutoring of a student?

Various ages, abilities and disabilities and subject matter call for flexibility in tutoring, what are some tools a tutor might use to make an effective assessment and know they are going to work... more

08/15/19

Does grid drawing help with drawing from imagination?

I've taken art classes in high/middle school where I did a couple of grid drawings and I've even done a couple on my own. I also had an art class in college last semester and everyone there loved... more

08/15/19

What is a "visual library" and how to work on it?

Reading through concept art forums, Ive met an opinion, that one of the most important things for a concept artist is to have a vast visual library. Out of the context of that opinion I take that... more
Drawing

08/15/19

How do you draw a high-resolution shape with a smooth edge?

Drawing Tool Selection

08/14/19

How to draw a grid over and image that won't be printed?

In high school, I used to print images, draw grids over them and carry them around in my sketch book. Now, I have my smartphone with me all the time and am almost never near a cheap and easy... more

08/14/19

How can I safely transport a charcoal drawing?

What is the best way of transporting a charcoal drawing over on a long ride?The drawing is fixed with a workable fixative but im still concerned about smudging. I was thinking about rolling the... more

08/14/19

Keep pencil leads from breaking during transportation?

I sharpen my drawing pencils the "proper" way, with a knife. This leaves a large portion of exposed material (graphite, colored pencil, charcoal), usually 3/4 in. to 1.5 in. long.My issue is... more

08/14/19

Name for technique of scribbling, then drawing of bits of scribble?

I remember there being a technique for scribbling on paper (semi-absent-minded-ly), then looking at the scribbles to find shapes and inspiration.This is an example of it:... more

08/14/19

Going from gesture sketching to a final drawing?

I'm trying to understand the process of going from initial gesture sketches to a completed drawing. Most of the instruction I've seen talks about the gesture phase and the late detail phase but... more

08/13/19

Software for cartoon creation, to make a web comic without drawing by hand?

Here is my dilemma. For a while now I have had some ideas kicking around in the back of my mind for a web cartoon. I would like to try to put the idea into reality, but I run into one tiny little... more
Drawing Perspective

08/13/19

How does the distance between stationary point and picture plane effect perspective?

I want to understand **what happens** when you increase or decrease the distance between the stationary point and the picture plane? I tried drawing a border (approximately 9” x 12”) on a real... more
Drawing Illustration Ink

08/13/19

what is this Liquid layer on top of archival ink?

I had an archival quality black ink for illustration. The label says it's "*waterproof drawing ink*". I didn't use it for years. And today as I opened the bottle, I found the total paint particles... more
Drawing Oil Paint

08/10/19

What should I use to draw under oil paint?

I was drawing onto my primed canvas in pencil, in preparation to paint over the top in oils, but a friend told me that I shouldn't do that, since over time the graphite will rise to the surface of... more
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