Drawing & Growing blog

  1. How to be confident in your art

    21 Sep 2020
    For most of my life I was waiting for a magical day I will wake up and have complete and utter confidence in my work. I was probably waiting for it in general terms as well, but let’s not go there just yet. Not that I was sitting and waiting…

  2. How to draw a head you are proud of

    14 Sep 2020
    How painful is it when you see illustrations where the poor artist so obviously struggles with the head that in the process his illustration loses so much appeal it reads as something entirely different to what they have intended. Another version you can often see is when there is no…

  3. 5 drawing mistakes that are ruining your fashion illustrations & how to fix them

    06 Sep 2020
    Disclaimer: I am well aware that this headline is clickbaity. I really really want a lot of people who draw fashion figures to click on it. It is frustrating and sad when I see people really put themselves into their work only to ruin their efforts with few easily avoidable…

  4. Secret to great fashion illustration and you are probably not doing it

    02 Sep 2020
    You will likely hate me for what I am about to tell you but it is unavoidable:  This is one of the most important skills you need in any kind of figure drawing and it is super hard to explain. You need to just get it. Okay? Great! For a…

  5. How to think about mistakes to get the best out of drawing

    02 Sep 2020
    Ah, mistakes! - she says as she looks longingly into the distance. Let me first put you at ease, I am not talking about those big life mistakes that take anywhere from 2 months to 5 years of your life. I am talking about drawing and painting mistakes. Those small…

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