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Artist Interview: Jesse Horne

Calgary plein air and travel sketcher Jesse Horne @jsshrn discusses deciding to make art a priority, her most memorable interactions with onlookers while travel sketching, and advice for aspiring outdoor artists in her interview for the latest Pentalic blog. By Pentalic When did you know that [...]

2019-08-07T09:30:25-07:00August 7th, 2019|Artist Interview|

Plein Air Vs. Urban Sketching: What Is The Difference?

As an outdoor artist, do you consider yourself to be a plein air painter or an urban sketcher? We explore the similarities and differences between these art styles, including travel sketching, in the latest Pentalic blog. By Pentalic You will most often find the hashtags #pleinair, #urbansketching [...]

2019-07-26T09:43:17-07:00July 26th, 2019|Blog|

Artist Feature: Robert Enoe

Los Angeles realism muralist and sketcher Robert Enoe @enoeart discusses the joys of painting on walls, finding time to make art, when it's not a full-time gig, and the importance of drawing every day in his interview for the Pentalic blog. By Pentalic When did you know that you [...]

2019-05-09T09:34:00-07:00May 9th, 2019|Artist Interview|

4 Ways to Add Visual Interest to Your Art

Do you ever see a design that just works and you aren't sure why it does? Portland illustrator and tattoo artist Melissa Dow @melissadowart discusses 4 techniques for creating visually interesting art in the latest Pentalic blog. By Melissa Dow Have you ever had somebody tell you that [...]

2019-05-13T15:14:25-07:00April 16th, 2019|Blog|

365 Challenge Art School Tutorials: 3-D

Want to take your art to another dimension? We are providing a series of tutorials to help you draw challenging 3-Dimensional objects for the 365 "Art School" Challenge in this Pentalic blog. By Pentalic Drawing in Perspective: The first step to [...]

2019-04-15T14:12:11-07:00April 15th, 2019|Blog|

365 Challenge April 2019 Tutorials: Animals

Next lesson: drawing animals! We are offering a series of beginner tutorials to assist participants on drawing challenging animals for the second group of 365 Challenge “Art School” drawing prompts for April 2019 in this Pentalic blog. By Pentalic Day 8: Cat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w2QAtSYgVg&t=99s [...]

2019-04-08T14:38:46-07:00April 8th, 2019|Blog|

Artist Feature: Melissa Dow

Inspired by "geeky pop sci-fi culture" and mid-century illustration, Portland-based freelance illustrator and tattoo artist Melissa Dow @melissadowart shares the importance of drawing every day, advice learned from entertainment industry professionals and the challenges of taking her art from paper to skin in her interview for the latest Pentalic blog. [...]

2019-04-04T09:53:05-07:00April 4th, 2019|Artist Interview|

365 Challenge April 2019 Tutorials: Human Faces

Art school is now in session! Our first lesson: drawing human faces. We are offering a series of beginner tutorials to assist participants on face drawing for the first group of 365 Challenge “Art School” drawing prompts in this Pentalic blog. By Pentalic To further our mission to help artists build their [...]

2019-04-01T10:56:59-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog|

Artist Interview: Veronica Ruiz

Mountain hikes, Disney World, restaurants, wherever this artist goes, she will letter it! Coloradan modern calligrapher and art blogger Veronica Ruiz @veronicaletters discusses the Modern Calligraphy movement, her artistic inspirations and advice for first-time hand-letterers in her interview for the latest Pentalic blog. You started hand-lettering during your time as a Graphic [...]

2019-03-07T08:48:06-07:00March 7th, 2019|Blog|

March of Monsters 2019 Drawing Tutorials

On the dawn of the March 2019 Pentalic 365 Challenge, March of Monsters, we are offering five tutorials to help you do the “Monster Mash” in the latest Pentalic blog. By Pentalic We are excited to announce a March of Monsters theme for this month’s Pentalic 365 Challenge! To enter to win our [...]

2019-03-14T11:41:03-07:00March 1st, 2019|Blog|