The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets (review)

I love drawing and I am, for the most part, self-taught. Early this year I decided to improve my drawing skills and started practising different facial features each month. I also decided to do a full portrait each month for comparison. I did really well for a few months, then got totally side-tracked by life. […]

Surface Treatment Workshop {a review}

“Surface Treatment Workshop: Explore 45 Mixed-Media Techniques” by Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran-Wilson Surface Treatment Workshop is a wonderful introduction to mixed media techniques. The authors show the readers how to create 45 different textures for mixed media. In addition, they show variations of the same techniques (in less detail), plus examples of their own art […]