50 Heads Drawing Challenge

Take the 50 heads drawing challenge with me to become a better artist. Draw 5 heads per day for 10 days. Use hashtag #50JuiceHeads to post your work to share our progress.

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Draw Creative Portraits With A Pencil And Your Mind

Head over to www.drawjuice.com to find out more about this creative drawing course, or go to https://www.drawjuice.com/offers/TZ8T...

ONCE INSIDE THE COURSE YOU'LL DISCOVER:

• An easy to follow three-step drawing process using just pencil and paper to help you create unique illustrative portraits and characters

• 3 hours of drawing demonstration showing the process

• A mindset and framework you need to begin creating ideas to draw

• Planning resource guide to organize your story ideas and capture visual inspiration

• Introduction to the tools I use

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ART DIRECTION SECRETS TO MAKE YOUR PORTRAITS STAND OUT part. 3

In this 3rd installment of ART DIRECTION SECRETS TO MAKE YOUR PORTRAITS STAND OUT I cover line quality. It's a topic often overlooked that brings many benefits to the impact of your drawing on the page such as depth, emotion, creating a focus and style. With a little attention, you can quickly master this skill and target the use of it in your portraits to make them stand out above the rest.

**I have a Facebook group for my drawing course with thousands of students that are growing like crazy. Join in and start taking your portraits to the next level: https://bit.ly/2D2AFl0

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ART DIRECTION SECRETS FOR PORTRAITS part 2

This is the second lesson in a series on how to make your portraits stand out and get attention. In this video, you will discover how our eyes function to take in information around us. Because the eye jumps around you can use that information to think of your portrait more like a storyboard which will create movement and interest for your viewers. Remember, you are the art director and that means you have total control over what your viewers see and to some extent what they experience when looking at your art.

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ART DIRECTION SECRETS FOR PORTRAITS part 1

This is a first of 2 in a series on how to make your portraits stand out and get attention. You'll discover how to create empathy and bring backstory elements to draw people in and keep their attention. Remember, you are the art director and that means you have total control over what your viewers see and to some extent what they experience when looking at your art.

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The 3 Sided Head

The 3 Sided Head is about designing the head in a way that gets it on the page fast and has visual power and interest to the viewer. It will definitely help your drawing workflow. It's a no brainer so check it out :)

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OVERCOMING ART BLOCK TIPS + ARTRAGE 6 Portrait Demo

In this video I will offer some great creative tips on overcoming art block while demonstrating again why ArtRage 6 Studio Pro is so cool. I'll demo the Color Picker and the Symmetry Tool which is easier to set up than any other program I have used this feature with, and an amazing tool for iterative concepting and imaginative drawing.

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Automatic Drawing: Free Your Mind pt 2

This video is about automatic drawing, a technique from Tim Gula (http://tinyurl.com/y6j3hmr3I) learned about from a recent Proko video. TIm worked with the great comic book artist Mobius and learned the technique from him over his shoulder. It's great for clearing your mind to attain a more relaxed state. From there your childlike wonder and creativity begin to emerge again. You can check out Proko's video here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProkoTV

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Automatic Drawing: Free Your Creative Mind

This video is about automatic drawing, a technique from Tim Gula (http://tinyurl.com/y6j3hmr3) I learned about from a recent Proko video. TIm worked with the great comic book artist Mobius and learned the technique from him over his shoulder. It's great for clearing your mind to attain a more relaxed state. From there your childlike wonder and creativity begin to emerge again. You can check out Proko's video here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProkoTV

I want to share with YOU my personal favorites that I love drawing with to help you get started. Links to find each tool online are included! You can find the free list here: https://bit.ly/2Jm12Dy

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WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR ART? DESIGN BEFORE YOU RENDER!!

A sneak peak from my online portrait drawing class!

Before you draw or render a thing with your illustrations and portraits consider injecting these 2 simple design ideas to streamline your workflow and reduce your workload. It covers the idea that if you can approach your drawing from a design problem first instead of a drawing/rendering problem then you will greatly decrease the amount of work you have to do.

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Inspiration for this video: Steve Huston, master instructor and artist who has inspired me massively.

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