Free Art & Illustration Tips
 
Ian Coate LogoIt has been my experience that I learn more visually than verbally. So in this section I will endeavour to show how a technique is accomplished using step by step illustrations, rather than too much written documentation (which few people read anyway).

Drawing EyesTips for Eyes, Mouths & Hands
Basics drawing tips for expressive features.

This page has visual lessons to help you create and draw expressive eyes, mouths and hands; plus a free ‘Drawing Lesson’ PDF to use as a teacher’s resource. PRESS HERE

Kangaroo cartoonDrawing Cute Animals
Learn to draw and colour your own cute animal.

This page has step by step visual lessons on how to create, draw and paint your own original animals, plus a free ‘Drawing Lesson’ PDF to use as a teacher’s resource. PRESS HERE

Monster DrawingCreating Monsters & Magic Creatures
Learn to design your own creature of imagination.

This page has step by step visual lessons on how to create, draw and paint your own original monster or imaginative creature, plus a free ‘Drawing Lesson’ PDF to use as a teacher’s resource. PRESS HERE

Painting a portraitPainting a Portrait
Learn by stages to paint a portrait.

This page has step by step visual lessons on how to compose, draw and paint your own portrait. PRESS HERE

Australian PaintingPainting a Sunset
Learn the steps to paint a stunning sunset.

This page shows you visual lessons on how to paint your own beautiful sunset and then add a silhouette so you can create your own sunset image. PRESS HERE

Australian PaintingPainting in Oils
Learn the basics to start your own oil painting.

This page has step by step visual lessons on how to start painting with oil paints, plus a few arty tips when working in oils. PRESS HERE

Painting in Progress Painting a Military Artwork
Behind the scenes look at the process.

This page takes a look behind the curtain in the process of producing a military artwork from conception to the finished artwork. PRESS HERE