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An Excerpt from “Now Featuring” Live Streaming Class…

By David Jamieson | 1 Comment

Below you’ll find an excerpt from one of our recent live streaming class sessions on Zoom. This one is pulled from a class we taught earlier…

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A Value Study Demonstration

By David Jamieson | 0 Comments

We’re currently in the middle of teaching one of our live streaming drawing classes on Zoom. This one is focuses on drawing the portrait, and…

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Painting on Copper

By Melinda Whitmore | 15 Comments

Those who’ve taken David’s still life painting course at Vitruvian will be familiar with how we normally paint on canvas or wooden panel. It’s a…

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“Cassandra Looking Aside” – A New Portrait Drawing Video on YouTube

By David Jamieson | 1 Comment

Once again, it’s been too long since I published a new time-lapse drawing video on YouTube, so consider this a back payment. This is Cassandra.…

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How To Draw Better Eyes

By David Jamieson | 17 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 | 21 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 | 16 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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