Figures & Portraits
Discover the breathtaking techniques and drawing and painting essentials that will make your artwork stand out from the crowd!
Gesture drawing is one of the building blocks of life drawing, helping artists better understand human anatomy. Aiming to capture the human body in motion, the process involves a subject who moves through a series of poses, pausing briefly in each pose. This type of drawing is good training for artists, and makes for a great warm-up exercise. Learn some tips and tricks regarding this valuable artistic skill.Read more »
Making homemade yogurt is a simple process that will add panache and a tasty tang to your food and cooking. Learn how to make it here in just four easy steps!Read more »
Countless studies have established the health benefits of crafts. As a part of the Craftsy series "Better Lives with Crafting," we will focus each week, for the next month, on one of the specific ways crafting keeps you healthy by featuring personal stories from our Craftsy members. Check out this week's feature "Crafting is my therapy" with inspiring stories from members who discovered the healing power of being a maker.Read more »
Happily, even though the pronunciation isn't intuitive, cooking this healthy and gluten-free grain is a simple feat of food and cooking. Here, we'll teach you how to cook quinoa on the stovetop, as well as tips for how to cook quinoa in the microwave, yielding a fluffy, delicately nutty-flavored side dish. Then, we'll walk through some creative ideas to flavor this extremely versatile grain so you can make your meals memorable.Read more »
We always have access to one model free of charge: ourselves! Here are some tips for drawing self-portraits.Read more »