Sketching in Charcoal, after Luigi Loir

Luigi Loir was a Parisian artist who primarily captured the Belle Epoch in all its glory. For anybody nostalgic about this period in Paris’ history, Luigi should hold a great deal of appeal. Occasionally Loir painted scenes from other parts of France. ArtGraphicA has a short exclusive art lesson, that imitates one of Luigi Loir’s […]

Animal Drawing and Anatomy

Sometimes drawing and observation alone isn’t enough, you have to understand the mechanics of what lies beneath. By understanding natures’ design, from bones through to muscles, the skilled artist can portray so much more. It is with this premise in mind that Edwin Noble presents his book on animal drawing and anatomy. Sketching animals in […]

Church of Bones Gothic Desktop Wallpaper

Looking for something slightly gothic, creepy and macabre to place on your desktop, then try our latest wallpaper from the Sedlec Ossuary near Prague. Available in eight different sizes. Click here: CHURCH OF BONES WALLPAPER Frantisek Rint was a wood carver commissioned by the Schwarzenberg family to create pieces of art from the thousands of […]

Horse Art Book

Today we’ve published a book on horse art, specifically dealing with the movement of horses, by the English artist Lowes Dalbiac Liard. Luard is a slightly neglected artist. When we think of horses and art, often names like Degas, or Stubbs, jump to the forefront. Luard was however well known in his day, creating sketches […]

Landscape Painting

Released today is an unabridged art book on landscape painting by Alfred East. The book starts by acknowledging that technical proficiency does not necessarily go hand-in-hand with producing beautiful works of art. The second chapter, painting nature, is all about the artists’ attitude towards nature, and being able to paint with authority. It is recommended […]

Drawing for beginners

Drawing for beginners is a free online art book, which although slightly dated, offers timeless advice for those wishing to learn how to draw. Everybody has to start somewhere, and for the enthusiastic beginner, passionate yet overwhelmed by the enormity of the task in front of them, it is often hard to know where to […]

Learn to Draw – Free Online Drawing and Sketching Course

Regular visitors may have noticed a few recent changes to the ArtGraphica website. The Eiffel Tower theme has remained throughout, so chosen because I have been fortunate enough to live in Paris, within walking distance of the tower and art galleries for a number of years. The categories of art (based on media) should hopefully […]

Over 100 free art lessons at ArtGraphica

As of today, ArtGraphica now features over 100 quality free art tutorials, with 30 new lessons added in the past couple of months. To view the whole range of subjects and media available please visit this link – free online art instruction

Three free art demos!

We have three more free art demos available on our website, courtesy of Socar Myles, Linda Ravenscroft and Mary Ann Boysen. Socar’s tutorial features a beautifully rendered piece of dark existential fantasy art, in pen and ink; a carnivorous hedgerow consuming a dead rat. In stark contrast, Mary uses the unpredictable nature of watercolours (in […]

New art lessons in acrylic, watercolour, oils and ink

I’m happy to announce the addition of seven free art lessons from a selection of talented artists, with more soon to follow. These free online art tutorials include: – Native Nevada artist Mike Callahan’s large scale commission oil painting, capturing the splendor and majesty of the Sierra mountains. – Californian artist Roland Lee’s transparent watercolour, […]