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URL :http://www.drawninblack.com/
Filed Under:Arts / Drawing & Illustration
Posts on Regator:116
Posts / Week:0.4
Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

New art site live: TattooPort

Hello everyone, I wanted to let you know about a new project I recently started which is now live: TattooPort! If you like art, please check it out: there are a ton of great artist and great tattoo art.  You can check out all the... Related posts: Matt Cassan: Charcoal Art and Interview “Art is everything, and everywhere” – Interview with Jeff Henriquez

“We don’t ever really copy the world, we translate:” Interview with Alan Lawson

Recently painter Alan Lawson reached out to me and after taking a look at the work over on his (excellent) website, I asked him if he’d like to take part in the Drawn in Black interview.  Lucky for all of us, he graciously agreed!  I...Show More Summary

“Art is everything, and everywhere” – Interview with Jeff Henriquez

Jeff Henriquez was kind enough to participate in another installment of the Drawn in Black interview (more here).  Graffiti has been a passion of mine for a long time, so it’s no surprise that Jeff’s work immediately appealed to me.Show More Summary

10 Tutorials on How to Draw a Cat

Hehe, kitteh. So your furry feline friend has you feeling inspired, eh?  Well it is no surprise that there are plenty of tutorials on the internet on how to draw the internet’s mascot, the kittayh!  But to be honest, a lot them justShow More Summary

How to Draw Cats in Simple Steps by Polly Pinder

All drawing is based on the construction of simple lines and shapes, and this easy-to-follow book teaches how to draw short-haired and long-haired cats and kittens in easy, step-by-step stages. Including a good selection of every cat...Show More Summary

How to Draw Animals by Jack Hamm

Simple, clear instructions for drawing animals with more than 1,000 step-by-step illustrations. Basic fundamentals for the beginner, new principles and techniques for the professional. A detailed guide for everyone who enjoys–or wants to enjoy–drawing. No related posts. No related posts.

Skull Anatomy for Artists

Here’s a quick follow-up to the post I did a few years ago on how to draw skulls.  There are some great online resources available to study skull anatomy.  If you are an artist trying to sharpen your figure drawing or portrait skills,...Show More Summary

“Drawing: Horses” by Walter T. Foster

With assistance from Michele Maltseff, artist Walter T. Foster shows you how to render a variety of different horse breeds in pencil, with tips on adding touches with charcoal, crayon, and brush and ink. In this step-by-step book, he explains not only a number of... Related posts: How to Draw a Horse Tutorial

“Draw 50 Horses” by Lee Ames

Arabians, Pintos, Morgans and Clydesdales: jumping, bucking, rearing, grazing and kicking — all are in this collection of 50 drawings. No related posts. No related posts.

How to Draw a Horse Tutorial

This post is divided into two sections: first, the horse drawing tutorial that I have put together (immediately below); second, links out to other worthwhile tutorials on how to draw a horse. How to Draw a Horse: the Drawn in Black Tutorial...Show More Summary

How to Draw Eyes: 25 Tutorials, Step-by-Steps, How-To’s and Reference Photos on How to Draw Human Eyes

Eyes… the window into the soul as they say.  Below is a collection of resources on how to draw eyes to help you make sure your drawings have soul.  Have fun! Tutorials Manga / Anime Eyes Videos Photo References Related posts:How to Draw...Show More Summary

Interview with Jonathan Bergeron aka Johnny Crap

What’s your name? Jonathan Bergeron Where did you grow up? Beloeil, a suburb of Montreal in Quebec. Where do you live now? Montreal. How old are you? ugh, 38 What is your educational background? What, if anything, did you study? I am...Show More Summary

“I like art that changes my view of its subject” – Interview with Matt Cassan

What’s your name? Matt Cassan Where did you grow up? Port Colborne, Ontario Where do you live now? Toronto How old are you? 35 What is your educational background? What, if anything, did you study? I started off at Niagara College, in Welland taking Visual... Related posts: “The Drawing Is the Most Important Part” – Interview with Matt K. Show More Summary

“Making work makes me want to make more work” – Interview with Henry St.Leger (aka Sainty WHAT)

What’s your name? Henry St.Leger Where did you grow up? A town called Bridport in Dorset Where do you live now? Bristol How old are you? 28 What is your educational background? What, if anything, did you study? I have a degree in illustration with... Related posts: “The Drawing Is the Most Important Part” – Interview with Matt K. Show More Summary

Illustration Friday: Surrender

Here’s my entry for “Surrender”, this week’s topic for Illustration Friday.  The concept here was inspired by Enter the Void, an amazing movie I think everyone should go see, which deals with what happens after death (based on the afterlife conception as written in the... Related posts: “The Drawing Is the Most Important Part” – Interview with Matt K. Smith

Product Review: Realistic Pencil Portrait Mastery by Christopher Sia

Today I’ll be reviewing Christopher Sia’s “Realistic Pencil Portrait Mastery”, a home-study course that will teach you how to draw realistic portraits.  Now let me begin by saying that I care very little for so-called “pitch sites,” the online version of OxyClean infomercials. Show More Summary

“The Drawing Is the Most Important Part” – Interview with Matt K. Smith

In our ongoing series of artist interviews, I was able to catch up with Matt Smith, illustrator and artist in San Diego, California.  Matt has some great figure drawing work displayed on his sites that form the basis for his superb illustrations, often of the... Related posts: Self Portrait (No. Show More Summary

“How to Draw Lifelike Portraits from Photographs” by Lee Hammond

A manual on drawing portraits from photographs, using the author’s blended-pencil drawing technique, and offering advice on how to suggest three dimensions on simple shapes. Related posts:How to Draw a Face: 25 Tutorials, Books, Step-by-Steps, and Videos Related posts: How to Draw a Face: 25 Tutorials, Books, Step-by-Steps, and Videos

How to Draw a Face: 25 Tutorials, Books, Step-by-Steps, and Videos

The face, to me, is a bit of a paradox.  It is that part of our body which most distinguishes us from others (as an identifying physical trait), but that part of the body which we see the least during our lives.  When we do,... Related...Show More Summary

“The Artist’s Complete Guide to Facial Expression” by Gary Faigin

Artists love this book, the definitive guide to capturing facial expressions. In a carefully organized, easy-to-use format, author Gary Faigin shows readers the expressions created by individual facial muscles, then draws them together in a section devoted to the six basic human emotions: sadness, anger,... No related posts.

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