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Welcome to Learn to Draw and Paint!

Learn to Draw and Paint has a growing collection of articles, tips and techniques created by artists, art teachers and masters of yesteryears for art lovers (students and teachers alike!).

These drawing and painting articles are intended to complement your learning at art schools, drawing courses, or how-to-draw books.

And if you're just considering learning how to draw and how to paint, you're also very welcome to this site!

C'mon in! Make yourself comfortable, and explore this site at your own pace. Hopefully, it'll inspire you to take the plunge and get into drawing and painting... you won't regret it! It's a lot of fun!

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You'll also find information about characteristics of paints, preparations for painting, technical recipes, and general guidance in picture-making.

And even if you already are an experienced artist, I hope you'll find new tips and techniques that you can add to your own repertoire of tips and tricks.

Learning to draw and paint is an ongoing process and there is always room for improvement, and there is always something new to learn.

If you find one single thing that can improve your drawing and painting techniques, then I will have achieved my goal for this site.

I trust you'll find this site helpful, but most importantly... I really hope you have fun!

Yours in fun,

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Rokeby Venus, by Velazquez


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