Your Own Artistic Style

Stop Drawing Like Other People!

Developing artistic style is a huge concern for many beginner artists. One of the things that happens is that they start copying the styles of other artists that they admire. You can’t blame them, really. In fact, doing studies from the Old Masters is part of what you do in art school. But doing a study and copying are two different things.

A study of another artist is meant to examine how they handled the medium, perspective, line, lighting, etc. It’s not meant for you to create a precise copy. A study should…



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