Urban & Travel Sketching & Painting: How Traveling Fuels Your Painting Ideas

Photo caption: Urban sketching and painting, and its broader counterpart, travel sketching and painting, offers an infinite source of ideas for...

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Art Drawing Materials: The Thrill Of Water-Soluble Graphite Putty

Photo caption: Art drawing materials don’t just stop at pencils. Using graphite putty gives you a different look than other doodling and...

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What Is a Proportional Divider & How Do You Use It?

Photo caption: Artists use proportional dividers when they want to learn how to draw or sketch better. Photo courtesy of Milan Art Institute.


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How to Become an Artist: 3 Ways to Express Vulnerability in Your Art

Photo caption: Learning how to improve your art means learning how to be vulnerable as an artist. Photo and artwork courtesy of the Milan Art...

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How to Improve as an Artist: The Difference Between Taste and Style

Photo caption: Learning how to differentiate between taste and style is an important skill that would-be professional artists must learn. Photo...

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Overcoming Artist’s Block: 8 Ways for Finding Your Artsy Groove Again

Photo caption: When you are experiencing artist’s block, it seems like those golden “aha” moments come few and far between....

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How to Create Successful Compositions for Small Paintings

Photo caption: Many artists favor making small paintings when they’re traveling due to how easy the supplies are to transport. Photo...

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How Artists Create Powerful Symbols in Their Work

Photo caption: Artists who use symbols in their art can create layer upon layer of meaning in their work. Photo courtesy of the Milan Art...

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Becoming a Professional Artist: How to Create a Series

Photo caption: Creating a series of paintings is one way to ensure that you have repeat sales from collectors. Photo courtesy of the Milan Art...

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Free Art Tutorial: How to Draw or Paint the Nose Step by Step

Photo caption: Learning how to draw or paint the nose counts as a critical step for artists who want to do portrait work. Photo courtesy of Milan...

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