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Jan 18, 2015

Artistic Confidence

Artistic Confidence: discover your innate ability to draw realistically.

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Aug 19, 2014

An Affordable House Portrait

I make a custom house portrait affordable - of your vacation home, wedding venue, new residence - for a wonderful remembrance or great gift!

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Apr 10, 2014

Principle 5: Two Point Perspective

A simple, step by step explanation of two point perspective.

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Mar 22, 2014

How to Draw a Rose

A step by step explanation for how to draw a rose.

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Mar 12, 2014

About Deborah Mends Art

Find out about Deborah Mends and Deborah Mends Art

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Feb 26, 2014

How to Draw a Fuchsia

Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a fuchsia live or from your imagination.

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Feb 01, 2014

Principle 3: The Vanishing Point

What is a vanishing point and how does it work?

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Feb 01, 2014

The Horizon Line and Viewpoint

What is a horizon line and viewpoint about in linear perspective?

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Feb 01, 2014

Principle 1: The Picture Plane

The picture plane, the key to understanding linear perspective

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Jan 10, 2014

Brunelleschi : Mannetti's Description of the Perspective Experiment

My translation of Mannetti's eyewitness description of the Brunelleschi perspective experiment.

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Jan 10, 2014

Filippo Brunelleschi and Linear Perspective

Filippo Brunelleschi and how he rediscovered linear perspective

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Jan 09, 2014

Atmospheric Perspective

An explanation of what atmospheric perspective, or aerial perspective is and how it works.

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Jan 09, 2014

Light and Shadow

How can you use light and shadow to model your drawing and give it depth?

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Jan 04, 2014

Kimon Nicolaides and The Natural Way to Draw

Biography and overview of Kimon Nicolaides and The Natural Way to Draw.

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Jan 04, 2014

Benjamin Franklin and Auray: Sketching in Brittany

A day of sketching and discovering Benjamin Franklin 's Auray and the coastal paths

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