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As an artist, it’s natural to go through ebbs and flows of feeling like your work is awesome, and feeling like your art is…maybe…not so awesome. I’ve experienced this many times myself. If you’re in one of those periods where you feel like your art is lacking and getting worse, is there anything you can …

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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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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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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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There are so many amazing and diverse types of art, but they can generally be categorized into one of seven categories. Understanding each distinct category of art is important to understanding its role in our lives and history. The seven categories of art are: 1. Painting2. Sculpture3. Literature4. Architecture5. Cinema6. Theater7. Music From the days …

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