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Purple Crayon Art Class 4 : using the negative space to draw

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Have a read of my blog to find out how to draw a bird - learning to draw a bird using negative spaces

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Purple Crayon Art drawing class 3: simple line drawings for children

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simple drawing technique that makes a great activity to do with your children.

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Purple Crayon Art drawing class 2: learning about dark and light

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Today we are looking at adding tonal shades to our drawings. We can use tone to give an outline, to show shape and to give mood to a drawing.  Tone is how light or dark you make the drawing. Many of you will remember art classes from school where you had to draw cylindrical objects and add the shading.  This is basically what we do in all drawings, but not necessarily the way you were taught at school. I'd like you to look at a couple of artists who use strong tones in their drawings. Jim Dine : https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/dine-ten-winter-tools-65296/3 Jim...

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Purple Crayon Art drawing class 1: learning to look

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Think you can't draw? Want to get back into drawing?  Have a read of Sandra's blog and watch her youtube video for exercises to help unlock your creative flow.

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