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Visual Art: The Elements and Principles of Art

Online resources supporting the learning and teaching of the Visual Arts

The Elements of Drawing

The Elements of Drawing - John Ruskin's teaching collection (Oxford).

Stephen Farthing presents 8 practical drawing classes that use John Ruskin's teaching collections to explain the basic principles of drawing.

You can listen to these lessons as podcasts or download them in iTunes. Click here.

You can watch these lessons on video here.

Figure Drawing Examples

Egon Shiele

Element and Principles of Art


Drawing an Eye - tutorial

Only Pencil blog (Lisandro Pena) tutorial  
    via Frank Curkovic 


Planar Head Portrait Drawing

by Gary Garaths (Otis College) via Frank Curkovic