These here are the 3 main topics on my blog:
Free tutorials to dive into the world of drawing: learn how to draw lips, how to use an action line and many more tips & tricks about drawing.
Precious knowledge about the right drawing material.
Get to know more about my daily work as an illustrator, the projects I am working on and the way I develop the illustrations.
Drawing hands is tricky and challenging - but it's a fascinating challenge. I am going to share 3 easy-to-follow tips with you to enhance your hand drawing skills:
There are many ways to illustrate hair. I am showing you a completely different way to draw a curly hairstyle - a rough ball-point sketch based on the cross-hatching method.
Don't get lost in details but apply simple but helpful guidelines to structure the face seen from all perspectives: side-face, frontal and half turned.
When it comes to drawing hair, it’s all about shading, no matter if you are drawing the hairstyle roughly or very detailed. The principle is the same – it’s an ...
Watch the video with helpful step by step guidelines to learn the basics about a side-face drawing and which mistakes you should avoid when sketching it.
There are only some small changes in the face that can have a big effect on the overall expression of the portrait and tell a whole story about the person sketched.
Here's an exercise for you.
To open up to the power of quick sketches.
... but before you turn the hourglass and start sketching, remember:
Here are 3 mistakes, that are among the most common ones when drawing a side-face. When you avoid them, you've already an awesome sketch in front of you!
How it works and why this bug was such a game-changer for me.
Believe me, you'll be surprised!
Give your hand the freedom to draw.
Drawing is a process - never perfect but always a joy.
Learn helpful guidelines how to draw balanced figures.
Learn how to draw any shoe-style with this simple method.
Creativity is inside you. Nurture this creativity and it will rise and bloom.
Skeching a dancing couple with an action line.
Feel free when sketching.
What you should keep in mind when drawing realistic eyes.
Figure drawing with basic shapes.
By using pencils and a blending stick.
Improve your drawing skills considerably.
... a method that any student can apply - no matter which level
Animal study: drawing cats.
New Skillshare Class
There's no good or bad. It's just doodling for fun.
There's no good or bad, it's just doodling for fun.
Let your hand learn the lines.
No line needs to be perfect.
Forget about perfection.
Which material do I need?
How to use it. How to make one.
The social dynamic of a fashion sketch.
How to make a good fashion sketch, when everyone is watching?
The booklet, created for RobinHood Animal Welfare, aiming to improve the conditions of sledge dogs: they are chained and suffer from hunger, thirst and maltreatment.
Feel free to send my your drawing questions, I'll give you answers here in these video messages. Don't forget to subscribe so that you can listen to my answer. Looking forward to reading from you!
Alexandra Grandits, student of my class "Sketching"
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