Drawing Techniques and Materials

Is drawing about to cause you to rip out your hair? Don’t make it harder than it actually is. What you need sometimes is to have someone show you how to see objects in space and break down those shapes. Once you see it, drawing will be a piece of cake from there on. So, don’t struggle when you could spend your time making some great art. Get yourself a drawing book. Cheap Joe's Art Stuff offers art instruction books that will give you some gems about drawing that are bound to help you, even if you have been drawing for a while. So find the art book that peaks your interest and find out how to turn drawing from a chore to something that you can’t wait to do!
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From Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff Art Blog

Tips, tricks, thoughts and inspiration from across the art spectrum.

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From Cheap Joe’s Art Blog

Tips, tricks, thoughts, and inspiration from across the art spectrum.

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A Simple Plein Air Oil Painting Set Up

When I began painting landscapes again, I wanted a minimal plein air oil painting kit that I could grab and go that wouldn't take forever to set up. Here's my simple plein air oil painting equipment list:

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Cheap Joe's 2 Minute Art Tips - Those are Gemstones in There...It's a Gem Thing

Julie shows you some of the gemstones and semi-precious stones that make up the pigments in many of the new watercolors out today.

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