How to Draw a Portrait is one of the top-rated books on Amazon on portrait drawing. In this step-by-step, illustrated book, I show how to draw a portrait in the three-quarters view. This sequence of steps is based on the traditional constructive drawing approach that is used in the only classic art school left in the world—the Repin Academic Institute of Fine Arts.
The Drawing in Perspective book is written for artists who what to learn how to draw in perspective the right way. It demystifies the theory of perspective and gives practical, easy-to-follow advice on using different types of perspective in art. It is intended as a comprehensive aid for Drawing Academy students, so you will find it useful, as well.
Fine Art: Your Fame and Wealth. Who If Not You? exposes the contemporary art marketplace, and provides valuable, practical information on how fine artists can create and develop their personal brands and profit from their art in the creative environment that is shifting rapidly to the digital era.
12 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in Drawing is included in the Drawing Academy curriculum. In this guide, art students learn essential drawing skills that are no longer taught in contemporary art schools. This guide is also available as a four-part series of video lessons.
Body Language in Fine Art: How to Read Old Masters' Paintings – Secrets of Body Language In Figurative Fine Art is a useful book for fine artists and fine art lovers who want to discover hidden messages left by the Old Masters that can be understood only by reading the non-verbal language depicted in oil paintings, drawings and sculptures.
The Oil Painting Guide for Fine Artists has been created together with Natalie Richy for the Web Art Academy course. It is available as a digital book as well as a series of video lessons. This guide reveals essential rules of oil painting, traditional oil medium materials, and explains in detail the multi-layer oil panting techniques.
The Silverpoint Drawing Technique video presents the almost forgotten method of drawing in metals, including pure gold and silver, which was used before the discovery of graphite by the Old Masters of the Renaissance. This guide is a part of the Drawing Academy curriculum and is also available as a two-part video lesson.
The Drawing in Perspective video presentation was created as a practical guide for Drawing Academy students and reveals the knowledge of one-, two-, three-, and four-point perspective, as well as aerial perspective. This video lesson gives more information about drawing in perspective than an average art student would get during four years in a contemporary art college.
The two-part video lesson, Drawing in Perspective presents the step-by-step process of drawing the St. Isaac's Cathedral in one-and two-point perspective. Constructive drawing principles, which are demonstrated in this video, could be used for drawing any man-made objects from life or imagination.
The Help! I Can't Draw video aims to help fine artists to start learning drawing from the basics. Although it was created for beginners, even advanced art students find it very helpful. In 12 practical steps, this lesson advises what to do to improve drawing skills. This video lesson is a part of the free tutorials of the Drawing Academy course.
The Best Ways to Learn Drawing video is a part of the Drawing Academy course. It reveals essential information on learning drawing skills, including the importance of fundamental drawing rules and principles, the right approach to learning drawing, and the main pitfalls to avoid when improving art skills.
The 12 Most Essential Art Skills Every Fine Artist Must Have video explains what skills an art student must develop to become an original and professional fine artist. The importance of these crucial skills cannot be underestimated, as they have been developing since the time of the Old Masters.
The 7 Erroneous Beliefs About Anatomy for Artists video presentation discloses some misconceptions and excuses that often keep art students from learning human anatomy. In this video, I help figurative artists understand the importance of anatomy and the proportions of a human body, and I advise how to learn this topic quickly.
The Book on Watercolor is a comprehensive work on watercolor art, medium and painting techniques. It gives practical information on watercolor materials and how to use them, as well as describing in detail various panting techniques and know-how (coming soon).