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This is Why I’m So Tired… (Painting Challenge)

December 18, 20180 Comments

This was a casual video, in my studio painting one of my teammates. I decided to make it as challenging as possible by painting portraits, in oil, from life, using crazy colored light bulbs, in under 30 minutes each. It was a challenge, but super fun and great practice. Learn some more tips about painting and share a few laughs.

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Meditation for Artists – The Automatic Drawing Technique

December 16, 20180 Comments

One useful exercise that can ease your mind and improve your shape design is automatic drawing. The idea is to put pen to paper and just enjoy the process of subconscious mark making. Professional artist Tim Gula shows you how to apply meditation to art with an exercise called automatic drawing and explains the benefits of including it in your routine.

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Intuitive Portrait Sketching with the Loomis Method – Part 3

December 15, 20180 Comments

The Loomis Head that I’ve taught so far shows you all the guidelines to draw heads proportionally. It’s incredibly helpful, but you don’t have to follow it line by line once you get good at drawing the average head. This video will show you how I approach drawing heads and mapping out the facial features in a more intuitive way.

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Getting Better Faster – Painting with 80/20 Rule

December 11, 20180 Comments

Many people struggle with not having enough time to draw. One way to get better faster is to maximize the efficiency of your practice sessions. Setting a time limit with quicksketch painting forces you to eliminate the insignificant and focus on the crucial.

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Reacting to YOUR Drawings – Super Art Challenge

October 19, 20181 Comment

In a previous video, I had a bunch of Comic Con artists sketch an art hero or villain from imagination. Well, a bunch of you guys posted your own on instagram under #proko! So the Proko team gathered around to see what you drew 🙂

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6 Pro Artists Sketch From Imagination

September 27, 20180 Comments

During Comic Con I asked professional artists a bunch of questions, but I also wanted to film them drawing. So, I came up with a challenge for them to sketch heroes and villains based off of art terms that my team and I came up with.

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Daily Routine of Successful Artists – Asking Pros

August 30, 20180 Comments

What’s a professional artist’s daily routine look like? And what should students be doing to improve their skills faster? We’re back at San Diego Comic Con getting advice from a bunch of the top pros in the industry. You’d be surprised what it’s like being a full time artist. It’s not always about drawing and painting all day :p

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Best Drawing Exercises – Asking Pros

August 16, 20180 Comments

In the third installment of my Asking Pros series, I ask 17 professional artists about the best drawing exercises. If you feel like you’ve hit a wall with your art, try some of these drawing exercises.

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Drawing Advice for Students – Asking Pros

August 9, 20181 Comment

Part 2 of Interviewing pros at Comic-Con! They talk about the biggest drawing mistakes they see from their art students. Spoiler alert: you’re gonna hear about anatomy a lot.

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What Holds Back Beginner Artists – Asking Pros

August 2, 20185 Comments

This year I decided to do something useful at Comic-Con. With so many pros crammed in one room, it was the perfect opportunity to do rapid fire interviews. In the first of this series I ask them what held them back when they were starting out. I’m sure everyone can related and learn from them.

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