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10 Best Cheap Drawing Tablets Under $100 – Reviews and Specifications

  As the saying goes, “the pen is mightier than the mouse”, or at least it’s something like that, anyway! Yes, graphics tablets are an absolutely essential piece of kit these days for anyone looking to do animation or design work (when was the last time you tried to draw something with a mouse? Did […]

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Best Laptops For Drawing, Digital Art and Animation Artists

  “A bad workman always blames his tools” We’ve all heard that phrase before (probably more often than we’d like), and in most cases it’s true. But with digital art, the fact is you need tools that can cope with the demands of today’s technology and versatility and choosing the right ones are key. While […]

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Best Standing Desk Converters To Save Your Back

  Sick of sitting at your desk all day? Fed up with the back and neck cramps you end up with every time you have a busy week of work at the office? Or perhaps your doctor has told you to sit less often at your desk? Medical experts suggest that sitting for too long […]

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Best Online Drawing and Painting Courses – Improve Your Art

  The fundamental skill in art is drawing – there’s no two ways about it. If you want to be a better artist, animator, painter or sculptor, you’re going to need to practice your drawing. Now there was a time when the only way you could get high quality drawing tuition or life drawing practice, […]

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Best Drawing and Sketching Pencils For Artists and Animators

  The humble pencil is where it all begins. Improving your drawing means not only regular practice of your craft, but also choosing the right tools. So finding the best drawing pencils is really all about finding the right one for you. Every artist is different and has their own personal preferences – what’s one […]

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Best Art Easels For Drawing and Painting

  Are you sick of trying to paint on your flat kitchen table and not really having a permanent space for your work? Fed up with the kids’ not having their own workspace? A drawing table not quite right for painting? Well, then an art easel is the solution. They conjure up the classic image […]

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7 Best Drafting Tables For Artists – Draw Better Without Busting Your Back

  Despite the proliferation of digital drawing tablets and architectural software like AutoCAD, a drafting table is an essential piece of kit for any serious artist or architect as the ability to adjust your desk’s height or angle will help you to work more comfortably and efficiently, and reduce stress on your back, thereby preventing […]

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Best Desk Lamps For Artists and Drawing

    Great drawing and art work requires great tools, and lighting is one of those whose importance can often be overlooked but if not taken seriously can result in negatively affecting your work and the health of your eyes, causing long term damage if you are forced to strain them regularly. So, if you’re […]

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Best Anatomy Books For Artists – Human, Animal and Comparative

    Let’s face it, the secret to great drawing is understanding form and structure, and when it comes to drawing the human figure or animal body the best way to improve your skills and knowledge is to study anatomy. Whether you’re using a pencil and paper or a digital drawing tablet, by knowing what’s […]

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Best Art Mannequins – Posable Figure Drawing Models

    “One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil.” Balthus Being a better artist or animator begins with improving your drawing of the human figure, understanding anatomy and using good reference for your work. Now, we all know that life drawing is the best way to improve […]

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