Better Students Ask More Questions.
How can I get better at art?I do surf art, and I need to make my curves more round on...
4 Answers | add yours
SOME PEOPLE ARE BETTER IN ART BY BIRTH, N SOME GET BETTER IN FUTURE
♣NO ONE IS PERFECT IN ALL THE THINGS WHILE IN SOME SPECIAL FEILDS♣
♦FIRST WORK HARDER THAN EVER TO IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS.
♦ART------NOTHING BUT THINKING
○○○ SO, INPROVING THINKING MEANS IMPROVING BETTER ART INSIDE YOU ○○○
Posted by pranitingale on March 7, 2012 at 3:02 PM (Answer #1)
High School Teacher
The more paintings you do, the better you will get at making more careful lines. Specifically with regard to curves, I suggest loosening up and drawing lightly with a pencil first, before you add paint. Make quick curving strokes using your wrist and the side of your hand to guide the curve the same way the pointy part of a compass guides the pencil part of the compass.
It also might be the case that you are struggling to get control without resting your hand on a wet part of your painting. You can buy a hand resting device at an art supply store that attaches to an easel, so you can have something to rest your hand against while working on your painting. However, if you don’t have money to spend, I will guaranty that the more you practice making those curved lines of yours, the better you will get.
With regard to drawing a perfect circle and rounded shapes, the secret is to start by pretending to draw your circle, really fast, right over the place on your paper where you want your circle to be. Then very lightly tough your pencil or brush to the paper while continuing to make the fast circular motions. Next as you see irregularities or bumps in your circle, correct it and make your corrected line darker and darker until you have a complete darkened circle. This definitely takes practice too.
In answer to your general question about how to get better at art, my advice is to take art classes, copy pictures by artists that inspire you, practice drawing things that you see, keep a sketchbook where you can create countless practice drawings, and look at as much art as you can.
Posted by epic-art-time on March 21, 2012 at 4:08 AM (Answer #2)
Valedictorian, Quiz Taker, Tutor
you can first sketch with round objects before you can do the painting.
Posted by princessita-2-day on March 4, 2012 at 9:03 PM (Answer #3)
how can i get better at art?
- Practice, practice, practice. And observation and imitation :)
well i need to make my curvs on my paintings more round
- try a flexible curve ruler and/or a set of french curves, they're great for drawing neat curved edges of all shapes and sizes.
Posted by ladybugenotes on March 15, 2012 at 3:41 PM (Answer #4)
Join to answer this question
Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.