How to Learn to Draw [100 Best Tips for Beginner]

According to my own words, I have written this collection of tips on how to learn to draw, to help newbies in the search for basic knowledge and rules of Fine Arts. In fact, I feel that it is better to concentrate on the most important and essential ones, but I will not give you all the rules. I’m not concerned about the fact that you don’t have to know everything about painting or drawing to begin, but it is all you need to understand and start.

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100 Tips on How to Learn to Draw

How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Write the whole picture from small sections to large sections.
  • Schedule your day so that you have time to write, read, practice, and rest.
  • If you want to be an artist, stay away from arrogant and self-righteous people.
  • You can judge how saturated your coloring is by the intensity of the color. Look for the lightest tones and compare them to all the other light tones. Do the same with the darker tones.
  • Note that Rembrandt reduced as much as possible in his portraits the elaboration of details of clothing, and the head and hands were more thoroughly painted.
  • Read.With this method you can get an image with a resolution of 3.2 meters. Know that great ideas exist.
  • You need to write daily.
  • If you want to rise above your abilities, you should aspire.
  • Progress cannot be without struggle.
  • Don’t be jealous of more talented artists. Try to work to the best of your ability.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Be humble, learn from everyone.
  • You must know your equipment and keep an eye on it.
  • You must be strict with critics of your work and not allow them to criticize it.
  • And remember: if you put in enough effort and try hard enough, you can open any door.
  • In this case, habit is stronger than desire. In this case, you do not have to practice and develop the habit of drawing every day.
  • Make sure that your expenses are less than your income.
  • Do not be jealous of other people’s success. Be generous and congratulate others wholeheartedly.
  • When highlighting any element, the rest of the picture should be muted.
  • Let your enthusiasm show in full measure.
  • Take pride in your work.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • If you are in trouble, think of the fate of those who created this great art.
  • Action is better than idleness.
  • And don’t try to create an original pictorial style. You are committing yourself to it forever. Or worse, you will have to change your style every year.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Don’t forget that Michelangelo was very weak and ill as a child. They are created as a result of heroic work.
  • Working on the composition of the picture, do not forget to make a lot of sketches and try to avoid trivial copying of what you see.
  • If you can’t decide what to do next, write a self-portrait.
  • There are three ways to learn about art: to study people, people and nature; to study great masters; and to write.
  • And if you are a teacher, be prepared to have an individual approach to each student. Try to find your student’s weaknesses and help them overcome them.
  • Acquire new names among your favorite artists.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Make sure that you don’t rush through the completion phase of the painting.
  • “It’s beyond my capacity” – you should never say that. This kind of thinking prevents you from moving forward and creates obstacles to achieving your goal.
  • Take part in researching the work of artists who have similar problems.
  • Only works that have taken you a long way can teach; sometimes they are also favorites.
  • Ask questions. Learn to learn right away!
  • Learn to laugh at yourself.
  • You have to greet the audience yourself.
  • Reflect.With this method, you can get an image of 3.2 meters.
  • Try to find what you can learn from great artists; don’t look for flaws in their work.
  • Set yourself up positively before showing your work in the gallery.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Something like, “How miserable I am!” That’s not going to help you in this case.
  • Put your heart into the picture. After that, both yourself and the world.
  • After you finish your work day, try not to think about what will happen to you tomorrow.
  • But don’t be an art snob either. Most artists teach, do illustration, or work in a field close to art. And the point is to survive.
  • Improve in your art to make a living.
  • What you have to remember when working on a painting.
  • Critics make absolutely no difference. Who do critics listen to about Michelangelo the sculptor?
  • You can try to work with what you don’t like: it will reveal your true sides.
  • Try to work on a tight schedule. Try to be better than your given word.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • You should familiarize yourself in advance with the location and conditions of the plein air.
  • Begin a study of the works of the great masters. And pay special attention to the fact – in what order are the accents in their paintings; which are highlighted and which are secondary.
  • Always and everywhere draw. Figuratively speaking, an artist is first of all a sketchbook and a personality.
  • In the room where Vermeier worked, it was possible to find a subject for a great work.
  • Take areas that have light tones as form; dark areas as form. Take a closer look at large, moving shapes.
  • Keep it simple. It’s very simple.
  • Get into the habit of working. Start writing in the morning. If you stop working for a while, don’t eat. Drink a glass of water.
  • If you put your personal attitude into your work, the viewer will understand that you are his viewer.
  • I can’t boast that I have inspiration. It comes when you are at work.
  • You should only start writing after you feel tired and then pause and work some more.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Of course, money is a very good and necessary thing for all of us, but there are situations in life when you just need it.
  • Remember, Rembrandt was not perfect. And he had to overcome mediocrity.
  • There is already art in every attempt to create beauty.
  • If any artist’s work is unknown, it is not the artist’s fault.
  • Always be ready to start classes and meetings, always be on time for work or a business trip.
  • You don’t have to hide your knowledge. Share it.
  • And don’t forget to be moderately self-critical and set yourself the highest goals.
  • You need to make demands of yourself that would be higher and more meaningful than those made to you.
  • Pay attention to the tonality and tone of the works.
  • Rembrandt’s main virtue is the ability to deeply empathize and compassion.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Wherever you are, you should always have the right and ready tools and materials at hand.
  • If you find yourself at a dead end, look to the works of great artists.
  • Make some real friends.
  • Invent!
  • You are a student in your own art school. You are also a teacher.
  • Artists who couldn’t become successful are critics.
  • And painting is a practical art with concrete material objects: paints, brushes, canvases and paper. Its inherent element is earning a livelihood, and its primary function is to generate income.
  • For every job, you have to give the best of your time.
  • Organize yourself.
  • In this case you should not say to yourself, “There is no time.” You have the same amount of people every day as the great masters.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Try to buy the best art materials.
  • If what you want to say is your deepest feeling, you will have your audience.
  • The most significant element in Rembrandt’s paintings is always obvious.
  • Try not to make mistakes in your observation, emphasizing contrast and character.
  • In case art appears to be something very complicated and incomprehensible, it indicates an attempt to go beyond what you already know how to do.
  • Don’t take your average level as a starting point.
  • Perseverance and stamina are the qualities that help you succeed.
  • In fact, there is absolutely nothing of value in art – try to look for your challenges.
  • It’s nice to get a prize and an award. The true competition, on the other hand, is to surpass your score from yesterday.
  • You need to fail in order to then fight with fury to conquer a new peak.
How to Learn to Draw
How to Learn to Draw
  • Learn to manage your feelings.
  • And don’t call yourself an artist. Let them call you by another name. And the title “artist” holds you accountable.
  • Don’t let failure break you. Rembrandt was unlucky. Success is born of failure.
  • When you fall asleep, think about what you will start tomorrow with.
  • Try to make the most of the minimal household items you have in your home.
  • As you approach the end of your painting, it is your responsibility to pull together all of your resources.
  • Look for artists who match your event and try to broaden its scope.
  • Use this service to find an artist who is your ally in the pursuit of success.
  • Look for ways to support yourself.
  • You should be proud of yourself.
  • If you want to dedicate yourself to art, dedicate your whole life to it.

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