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How to Sketch Cars in Perspective Sketching cars is a lot of fun. And I mean a lot of fun. In fact, it’s so much fun I haven’t stopped doing it since I was 3 years old. The number one issue I come across and get questions about is how to get the sketches right in perspective. How do you get the proportions right? The wheels correct? The A-pillars, B and C-pillars and all that stuff? It’s so hard! Actually it’s not. I’m not saying that just because I’ve been sketching these things for 30 years. There are a few...

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This story will resonate with some of you and to others it will sound like complete nonsense. And that’s ok. I’ve always thought of myself as being a bad industrial designer. Not because I lack skills, but by choice. Let me explain. Growing up I knew I wanted to do something creative. Every time I picked up a pen it wasn’t to write something, it was to draw. My textbook throughout elementary school, high school and college are all filled with doodles even if the subject was chemistry or math. From the time I was 8-9 years old I knew that...

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Artist’s Loft Markers Review – The Good and the Bad In this Artist’s Loft marker review I’m going to go over the design of the markers, the blending capabilities on marker and print paper, if they smear when using over pen lines and if I think they are worth the price. The set I’m using for this review is the 6 set of neutral gray Artist’s Loft alcohol based markers. As with all markers, there are some good and bad to go over and I’m going to cover it all in this Artist’s Loft markers review. Design The profile of the marker...

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Learn How to Draw for Beginners We think anyone can learn how to draw, it’s all a matter of daily practice. We recently got asked how do you learn how to draw if you’re just starting out? Are there any shortcuts? Yes, there are. First, pick up a pen or pencil, whichever you’re comfortable with, and fill up an entire sheet of paper with lines, circles ellipses. This is for you to get comfortable with drawing and warmed up. The idea here is not to draw anything specific, but to warm up your hand and get into a creative mindset. Next, it...

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Quick Marker Sketching Trick I Want to Show You Marker sketching can be intimidating, especially when you’re just starting out. Where to put the markers? What shades to use? Am I going to mess everything up? The answer to the last question should be yes, mess things up! That’s how you learn and improve. There are ways to learn how to use markers a little faster. It includes not trying to make things perfect. The messier the better! Sounds weird? I know. I’ll explain it all in the video below.

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