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On How-to-Art.com you will find various tutorials with examples through which we learn to sketch, draw, and paint realistically together. We will be mainly focused on traditional art using pencils, colored pencils, and watercolor. Everything is easily accessible online and of course completely free!

Learn how to draw

Drawing is first and foremost a fun activity, especially when you see progress. I am neither a professional artist nor an art teacher, but I have learned a few helpful things about drawing over the years that I would like to share. And since you never stop learning, there are always new things to add.

The tutorials on How-to-Art.com explain how to draw something specific. If prior knowledge from another post is necessary, it's always linked.

Learn to draw sketches

No drawing can do without a sketch, so we have to deal with this topic as well if we want to learn to draw. But once you've got the hang of it, sketching is much fun!

Why you should draw sketches
Drawing with coloured pencils

Learning to paint with watercolor

Watercolors are excellent for beginners who aren't too familiar with painting yet. But that doesn't mean that professionals don't paint with them. Those who are good at painting with watercolors can create truly magnificent artwork!

I count myself as a beginner when it comes to painting. Before writing watercolor tutorials, I primarily try to answer my own questions through research and mere trial and error.

Therefore, the posts are accompanied by explanations and sample paintings to better share what I've learned. However, these are not always tutorials or instructions, but also other interesting topics about painting.

Watercolor painting: supplies & techniques
Learn to paint with watercolor

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