Category: Drawing

Differences between digital and traditional drawing

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There is a huge debate on whether digital art takes skill or not. In my opinion, it does, but we’re not talking about that today. Today we’ll be discussing the differences between digital art and traditional art along with their advantages and disadvantages. At the end, I’ll add my own opinion to this topic. What […]

Eiichiro Oda manga drawing

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Eiichiro Oda is a Japanese manga artist, who is best known for his manga series “One Piece”. He was born on 1st January 1975 in Kumamoto. Oda has been drawing since his earlier life and his dream has always been to be a Manga artist. At the age of 17, he won the 44th Tezuka-prize […]

Portrait drawing

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Portrait drawing is one of the most popular and, at the same time, difficult art disciplines. The possibility to reproduce the image of a person with pencil, charcoal or paint on a two-dimensional surface fascinates artists since the beginning of time. But how do you learn to draw a portrait? If you go to an […]

Comparative method

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Using the Sight-Size method, the artist draws the subject in the same size as he/she sees it, whereas, the comparative method allows the artist to make the subject smaller or bigger. Although it may be more difficult to get an accurate drawing, this method is much more flexible than the Sight-Size method. You can choose […]

Learning drawing: Why do you draw and what do you like to draw the most?

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Learning drawing: Why do you draw and what do you like to draw the most? The wish to draw is deeply rooted in ourselves. Our motivation for drawing is as individual as our drawing style. Some people are drawing to create something beautiful. Some people express their emotions through their drawings. Some people like to […]

Can you learn professional drawing or painting or do you need a special talent?

academy cast zeichenkurs 02 - Can you learn professional drawing or painting or do you need a special talent?

In general, it is possible to learn almost anything. Just like with sports, music, reading and writing, you need fundamental knowledge of the basic rules and a lot of training to be successful. Having talent surely can be helpful. But what exactly is talent? Wikipedia speaks of “outstanding aptitude”, which is the ability to “do a certain […]