“THERE ARE SO MANY HELPFUL RESOURCES OUT THERE TO HELP US ARTISTS”

The following websites may improve your workflow, provide inspirational reference or even improve your knowledge.

ART RESOURCES

Art Resource Ctrl + Print Link

CTRL+PAINT

Ctrl+Paint is a free learning resource dedicated to the basics of digital painting, it also has tons of fantastic videos on learning to draw using traditional tools too.

Art Resource My Drawing Tutorials Link

MY DRAWING TUTORIALS

My Drawing Tutorials is all about providing great, actionable, easy-to-follow drawing lessons for anyone who wants to learn. All of the lessons posted on the site are free for everyone.

Art Resource Proko Link

PROKO

Proko is a resource for artists to get good art instruction videos, run by artist and teacher Stan Prokopenko.

Art Resource best4frames link

BEST4FRAMES

Offering High Quality Mounts and Frames, with Quick Delivery at Affordable Prices, best4frames comes highly recommended by me.

Art Resource Empty Easel Link

EMPTY EASEL

Empty Easel, the online art magazine with practical advice, tips, and tutorials for creating and selling art.

Art Resource Paintable.cc Link

PAINTABLE.CC

A site dedicated to the helping us become better Digital Artists.

Art Resource PureRef Link

PUREREF

The simple way to view and organise your reference images when working digitally.

Art Resource Creative Uncut Link

CREATIVE UNCUT

This site has over 29,000 game artworks for 650 console and computer games! If you ever want something videogame related to draw, you will probably find it here.

Art Resource Make a Mark Link

MAKING A MARK

This is a fantastic website, I personally really want to recommend the sketching section which has pdf files offering guides on how to improve your sketching skills!

Art Resource Painters Keys Link

PAINTERS KEYS

If nothing else, sign up to the twice weekly newsletter, it will be something you genuinely look forward to. The site is an amazing resource for artists, my favourite section has to be the huge collection of Art Quotes!!

Art Resource Quick Poses link

QUICK POSES

Quickposes is a tool for art students, illustrators or anyone who wants to focus on improving their drawing skills.

Figure Drawing Art Resource Croquis Cafe Link

CROQUIS CAFE

This site has over 29,000 game artworks for 650 console and computer games! If you ever want something videogame related to draw, you will probably find it here.

Art Resource Morgue File Link

MORGUE FILE

Free Photo Archive by Creatives for Creatives. Just go on this site and type something into the search bar, type anything in, and you will have tons of photos for inspiration to draw.

Art Resource Pose Emporium Link

POSE EMPORIUM

Tons and tons of great figure poses and hands etc, the BEST of DeviantArts pose stock!

Art Resource Urban-Muse link

URBAN-MUSE

Urban-Muse is fast becoming one of my favourite art websites. Offering Interviews and Artwork from some of the worlds best Artists, Urban-Muse always leaves me feeling highly inspired.

  

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”

Thomas Merton