Who doesn’t know Bob Ross? The man with a fluffy afro (I seriously wanted to pet the fro), the calm voice and a super relaxed way of painting the most beautiful landscapes. While I’m packing my stuff in boxes, I found a box of oil paints (the water- soluble kind) and I immediately had to think about Bob and his wet-on-wet painting technique. You see, I haven’t painted with oils yet as it is medium that will probably test my patience even more than watercolors, but I’m curious about it! My curiousity is because of Bob.Read More»
I got a few questions on how I got better with drawing and you know, there really are no secrets in how I got better. There are tons of articles out there with more detailed tips, but I’ll give you some of my own little tips that helped me to be a better artist than I was 3 years ago. Oh. The tips are numbered, but the number doesn’t say a thing about the “value” of the tip.
First of all, I learned most of my skills by just creating art. That is tip numero uno: Just create art. It sounds like a no brainer huh? But one of the most used arguments are, “I don’t want to mess up my drawings”, “I don’t think I can draw that.” or “I see so many mistakes when I draw”. I still have to work through my own insecurities, because yes, I do see many little mistakes when I draw as well. The thing is that you will never know how you’re going to grow as a creative if you just think about the skills you want to have.Read More»