When you put color onto paper with colored pencil, the color stays exactly where you put it. No easy washing. No easy blending. Creating detail requires time AND patience. Of course, there are certain methods for putting color onto paper in more productive ways. That begins with the basic pencil strokes, but it doesn't end there.
Internet junkie that I am, I tend to read a lot of art blogs. I've found many good art blogs and some great art blogs-but for this particular list, I wanted to pick the cream of the crop: the very best art blogs online. My criteria?
Sitting down and drawing a live model is usually either one of the most frustrating, or one of the most amazing experiences you'll ever have as an artist. If you're a new artist, the human body may seem incomparably complex, an overload of information.