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All art is craft – Adolph Menzel

You've probably never heard of Adolph Menzel. Not many people have, however his views on the true nature of art are as real as it gets and his work backs it up.

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4 Sketchbooks that will make you want to draw again

Here are four sketchbooks that will put the feeling back in your fingers and the zing back in your brain.

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Illustrator Dan Nelson’s cross hatching technique

Watch illustrator Dan Nelson bring an illustration to life using thousands of tiny little strokes to build tone. Cross hatching is among the more complicated techniques in an illustrators tool-kit, and requires a fair bit of courage. Overworking the illustration is a constant anxiety that …

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When a cheap ballpoint pen meets a talented artist

There is a certain charm to pen and ink illustrations. In a world filled with brash and garish digital illustrations, the humble pen and ink harks back to a simpler age. Once abundant in magazines, owing to their ability to reproduce well in print, this …

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DRAWING CHALLENGE

This weeks topic is 'Clouds'

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VICTORY

Posted by Ganapathy Subramaniam (GS) on April 15, 2016 at 9:48pm 0 Comments

I am delighted to announce that the Archaeological Survey of India has responded to our query that was filed through the RTI, and has declared very clearly that

"No permission is required to sketch within the precincts of a monument if any person is NOT using appliances such as camera-stand, stool, chair, table, large drawing board or easel"

This is indeed a victory for our campaign, since this was clearly our intent, and clarifies to us that we NEED NOT get any…

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