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How To Draw Better Eyes

By David Jamieson | 10 Comments

I’ve resisted writing this kind of post for a long time. In my experience, the type of instructional content found in countless books, blogs and…

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Thoughts on “Julia” – A New Time-Lapse Video on YouTube.

By David Jamieson | 20 Comments
pencil drawing of a child

To receive a complete list of the drawing materials I used to draw this portrait, just subscribe to our mailing list using the form below.…

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Now Showing in Barcelona…

By David Jamieson | 0 Comments

With the holidays behind us, we wanted to recap what we were up to last month. For those of you who don’t know her, Vitruvian…

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“Ethan” – A New Portrait Drawing Video on YouTube

By David Jamieson | 12 Comments

I published a new time-lapse video to Youtube a few days ago. For this one, and for the next few portraits I draw, I’ve decided to recruit family members to serve as models.

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Can You Learn to Draw at Art College?

By David Jamieson | 14 Comments

Is it possible for you to learn how to draw at art college? In this post, we’ll discuss how art college may not be the right choice for beginners.

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“How Long Did That Take You?” – And Other Questions About Learning to Draw

By David Jamieson | 12 Comments
Learn how to draw

Wondering how long it will take for you to learn how to draw? Will it take 10,000 hours or is that only a myth? We’ll discuss in this post:

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You’re Doing It Wrong! How to Overcome “Process Anxiety”

By David Jamieson | 13 Comments
Overcome process anxiety

Do you struggle with self-doubt and the nagging fear that you’re drawing or painting incorrectly? This post is for you:

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8 Lies That Stop You From Being a Good Artist

By Melinda Whitmore | 4 Comments
Learning to draw

When you’re learning to draw, here are 8 things that can easily get in your way and sabotage your progress.

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Why Learn to Draw When You Can Trace?

By David Jamieson | 23 Comments
Trace when learning to draw

Can tracing help you develop your drawing skills? Learning to draw well is difficult. It can take years of practice and good instruction and even…

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Back on YouTube After A Long Break

By David Jamieson | 11 Comments

It’s been a while since I recorded a new video for Youtube, but I’m glad to be back at it. This one features Kelsey, who…

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