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You won't notice a lot of differences between using vine and willow charcoal. Vine (of the grape) tends to be slightly darker in tone, is physically a little harder than willow, and I believe it has a somewhat finer structure. Vine is thinner and usually a little straighter than willow. The latter can come in a larger variety of thicknesses, which can be ...


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I ended up getting a folding canvas print rack. Inexpensive and I can use it for shows.


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Firstly, in reference to your title, "in order to create" no level of skill or experience is necessary at all - you simply have to start creating. This applies to things ranging from making a simple drawing to making a film. The fact that you know what you want to create shows you have a sufficient idea of what that particular thing is and/or what ...


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I have no interest in art and was surprised when my eldest became fascinated by drawing at the age of 10. She figured out how to teach herself. These are the steps she took: Borrows books from the library on how to draw Anime characters. Everything is broken down step by step. The figures are simple. Does this for a year. Uses birthday money to buy a book ...


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Start Drawing Early. Research has shown that even infants can recognize shapes used to make up a drawing. Teach the Shapes. (all drawings are made up of shapes, for example, a house's roof is a triangle, the body is a rectangle) Encourage Creativity. (Give them ideas!) Draw with Your Child. (You can see how they learn) Demonstrate Technique. That's it! But ...


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You don't specify an age, so here's an example. I've got a 7-year-old who has always liked drawing (and currently wants to be an artist when she grows up!). She likes books, reads loads, appreciates the detail in the illustrations, but hasn't got on with drawing from books. Here's what has worked: Video tutorials of something the child likes (age-...


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The biggest problem in this question is the age of the child. If we're talking pre-teen, then I see no chance that the child will spend regular time practicing pen strokes or how to draw straight lines, because that simply isn't fun. Children want to have fun. Coloring books are fun because you can achieve a pretty result without putting too much effort in ...


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The best way to teach them is to give them exposure to materials and drawing tools and let them express themselves freely. As they grow and mature, their drawings will become more detailed and reflect the world around them. It really depends on their age... I would recommend you to start teaching them in a slow way, start with simple exercises like: In the ...


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