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How to Cash In on Drawing Video Addiction

Why are drawing videos so addictive? Why are drawing videos so addictive and how can I cash in and benefit from watching? Certain online activities captivate us in ways that can best described as addictive. Among these, watching drawing or sketching videos has gathered widespread attention. From instructional tutorials to mesmerizing time-lapse illustrations, the appeal …

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Unusual Ways of Drawing People that will make you Stop and Stare!

Continuing my exploration into drawing and painting the female figure and head, and trying to find unique and original ways of doing this, I have been taking lessons from UK artist, Emily Ball. She has an interesting way of working to capture the essence of whatever she is painting using unique mark-making. She talks about …

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Studio Rituals

My new studio in Connecticut is attached to the garage – a separate structure from our home. I have an air-blow heater that keeps the temperature just high enough to stop my supplies from freezing in winter. It’s not enough to warm the room so I’ve installed an overhead heater for when I’m working there. …

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