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Tutorials for artistic beginners up to advanced levels

Browse below to find great lessons on how to draw with tutorials on basic sketches to finished works of art. Within our list there is also a tutorial on airbrushing containing free airbrush lessons, airbrush videos, how to articles and custom painting tutorials to help you achieve your artistic goals.

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  • < href="" style="text-decoration:none">Art Apprentice onlineLive A Creative Life with Online Painting Classes
  • Fine Art and Art Movements. All you need to know about art periods, art prints, art galleries, and artist biographies
  • Art Graphica Art instruction, free art lessons available in many mediums such as pencil, oil painting, pen and ink, drawing, charcoal, watercolours, graphite and acrylic paints.
  • Art lessons gallery. Free art and design lessons for artists of any age.
  • A Singular Creation (ASC) is a free online art community that promotes and showcases all types of art and artists.
  • Draw space Lessons for all. From beginner to advanced.
  • Dueys Drawings. Here you will find drawing tutorials intended to teach visitors how to draw. These are free drawing lessons that I have made because I enjoy teaching others.
  • Female nudes. How to draw the female nude. A step by step tutorial on drawing the female body, the female face, breasts, arms, hands, legs, feet, and toes.
  • Figure and gesture drawing Free resource: Tools for self educating artists
  • How to draw cartoons. Learn how to draw cartoon dragons ,monkeys, monsters and more.
  • How to draw a portrait. How to draw a portrait in six easy steps. Drawing a portrait using a grid. Copying from a grid. Drawing from a photo.
  • How to draw and paint Tips and tutorials for artists of all abilities
  • How to airbrush. (Tutorials) Free basic airbrushing; lessons, how to articles, tutorials, tech tips and more covering airbrushing art and custom painting.
  • Oil Painting Techniques Learn How to Oil Paint, Oil Painting Techniques Lessons.
  • The Virtual Instructor Your online resource for free high quality art lessons.
  • Painting tips and tricksLearn the best ways of how to paint, various types of paintings and some unique & awesome painting tips & tricks that are completely exclusive!
  • Pegasus Gallery (Free Art Promotion) The Pegasus Gallery is a non profit internet art gallery. Their main goal is to help artists in different ways and promote art in general.
  • Water Colour Tutorials. How to paint water colours
  • Will Kemp art school Free acrylic painting & oil portrait painting techniques, award-winning artist Will Kemp shows you the painting secrets of professional artists.
  • Paint Basket onlineOnline Art Classes
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Artist recommended reading:

The Artists Way by Julia Cameron.The artists way by Julia Cameron
A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self. Overcome any artistic blocks you may suffer from, including limiting beliefs, fear, sabotage, jealousy and guilt, and replace them with self confidence and productivity
Drawing from Line to Life by Mike SibleyDrawing from Line to Life by Mike Sibley
A Journey into Drawing. Methods, techniques, tricks of the trade and tutorials, and a comprehensive index makes this book equally valuable as a drawing tutor and reference source.
Drawing realistic textures in pencil.How to draw realistic textures in pencil
You won't believe the incredible drawings you can create using common pencils and the special techniques illustrated in this book. These methods are so easy that anyone―from doodler to advanced artist―can master them in minutes.

Some Arty facts:

What is the highest amount ever paid for a painting:

Jackson Pollock

At present the highest amount ever paid for a painting is $140 million. The painting was sold in 2006 by David Geffen in a private sale and the new owner is said to be unknown, but is rumored to be a Mexican businessman by the name of David Martinez. The painting is a 4ft x 8ft piece of fiberboard covered with thick amounts of brown, gray and yellow paint drizzled from the top and is by the well known American abstract expressionist artist, Jackson Pollock.

What are the oldest paintings known to man:

Chauvet cave paintings

The oldest paintings known to man are said to be in the Chauvet caves in Southern France. The paintings are believed to be over 30,000 years old. The Chauvet caves contain over 400 painted or engraved images of animals from the prehistoric period along with what is believed to be the some of the earliest painted representations of the female form. Possibly the first figurative art ever produced by man.

Who is the highest insured female:

The Mona Lisa

The highest insured female is not an actual person but is in fact the Mona Lisa painted by Leonardo Da Vinci which hangs in the Louvre in Paris France. She is insured for an estimated $730 million.

Learn about famous artists.

Getting to know the worlds greatest Artists. Essential reading for any young art enthusiast.Learn about famous artists childrens book series

Artist Biographies.


Art information

ArtLex Dictionary Definitions of thousands of art terms, illustrations and quotations.
Albrecht Durer Informational site about the life, times, and art of German artist, Albrecht Durer.
ARC (Information) The ARC is the largest on-line art Museum on the internet. With thousands of high quality images of the greatest paintings and sculpture in history.
History of art. From pre-history to present day, cave paintings to computer art, classical music, photography, illustration, posters and many more, History of Art brings together art from every age and from every corner of the world.
Fine Art & Art Movements. All you need to know about art periods, art prints, art galleries, and artist biographies


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