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Is Pixel Art Easier Than Drawing? My Experience with Pixel Art

Pixel art is a creative and unique art form that can give you a new way to showcase your skills. If pixel art is brand new to you and you’re more familiar with drawing, you may be wondering how much of a learning curve you’re in for. Is pixel art easier than drawing? Pixel art …

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Why Does Everything I Draw Look Wrong? Skills to Work On

Every artist has looked at their work and frowned in frustration. I’ve done it more times than I can count! For every piece of art we’re proud of, there seems to be a sea of work that just looks…wrong.  Until it seems like everything we’re drawing looks bad. I totally get it. If you’re in …

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Why Do Artists Sketch in Red and Blue? 5 Important Reasons

Blue and red pencils aren’t just great for coloring. In fact, they play a really important role in sketching and drawing that goes beyond their aesthetic appeal. Red and blue pencils have been traditionally used with copy machines because the blue pencil becomes invisible and the red pencil appears black. They’re also less reflective when …

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The Key Difference Between Stippling and Pointillism

Stippling and pointillism are art forms that often get confused with each other, as both focus on using small dots to create your artwork. That said, stippling and pointillism are not the same thing and there is a very key difference between them. Stippling and pointillism both utilize small dots for creating art, but stippling …

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Can Art Appreciation Be Taught? 5 Tips That Can Help

If you’re an art lover, you probably can’t understand why someone wouldn’t love art. How can you NOT love art? Obviously, I’m in your camp as an avid art lover. But, the sad fact of the matter is that not everyone appreciates art. Whether you’re a teacher, friend, parent, or concerned citizen that wants to …

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