Art Problems Solved

Art isn’t always easy, things go wrong and if you are teaching yourself sometimes you won’t know what to do.  This page is a handy guide to the common issues that crop up often and my advice on how to tackle them. Contact Me if you have something you would like covered on this page.

Lack of Inspiration 

What Should I Draw?

How Can I be More Creative?

Materials 

Which Sketchpad?

Which Size Sketchpad?

Do I have to Use Turpentine?

Why Are There Different Types of Pastels?

Drawing

Which Pencil?

What is Mark-making?

Painting 

Why is my Paper Buckling?

Why Do I Need to Stretch Paper?

How can I learn about Colour?

Portraits

How do I Mix a Flesh Tone?

Composition 

What is a Viewfinder?

Accurate Drawing

What are Ellipses?

What is Squaring Up?

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