Superimposing Lines, Ghosting Lines and Planes – A DrawABox Lesson

The very first exercises on the DrawABox website is to help you learn how to draw, again. The first lesson on the website is to take you back to the beginning, the very fundamentals. It covers topics such as drawing from the shoulder, drawing straight lines and perfect ellipses, and the very basics of perspective. This…

What kind of art do you share with others?

So often in art there is this prevailing theory that an artist must be seen as “professional”, meaning that they only ever show their absolute perfected artworks. I guess it stems from the need to sell oneself as an artist as much as the art itself; the need to always show your best side and…

Learning To Draw From Imagination…

I can draw. But not like artists who can draw completely from imagination with very little reference images. Most of my drawings and sketches (foundations for my paintings) will be an amalgamation of reference photos with slight adjustments. I decided that this was a significant issue to my progress. I don’t want to be limited…